Vixen Chat: Yara Shahidi Discusses What It’s Like to be a Teenager on ‘Scandal’


Yara Shahidi

Vixen recently chatted with young and vibrant Scandal actress, Yara Shahidi about her experience playing the teenage Olivia Pope this season. The 13 year old also shares the best advice she’s received from her famous rap uncle, Nas and her love for history. Read on to find out why Yara is our favorite starlet on the rise. — Terry Carter Jr.

Were you a Scandal fan before your appearance on the show?

Yes! I watched the first season, until it got a little racy and my mother was watching ahead of me to see what episodes were appropriate.

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