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Viola Davis And Kerry Washington Tease Shondaland Crossover

Remember when the Fresh Prince met George Jefferson? Or when Steve Urkel went to the Full House? What if someone told you that Scandal’s Olivia Pope would be meeting How to Get Away With Murder’s Annalise Keating soon?

Some of the most memorable episodes of television shows have become so indelible because of formerly improbable crossovers. Now, there are rumors that TGIT fans could be getting a shiny, new series collaboration.

Olivia Pope is bidding the world adieu after the seventh and final season of Scandal this year. But probably not before making her mark on ABC’s TGIT lineup alongside "HTGAWM" stars. Fans may find this difficult to believe after an April Fool’s story about a crossover involving Shondaland shows, Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and How to Get Away With Murder last year but this time is different. Perhaps, the interest garnered from the faux story gave an idea to the powers that be.

Early Wednesday adternoon (Jan. 3), Scandal star Kerry Washington posted a photo captioned, “Hey Ms @violadavis check it out. This spot look familiar?! Where are you?” Shondaland fans immediately recognized that Washington was in the courthouse from the set of HTGAWM. Moments later, Washington’s post got a response.

Hey Ms @violadavis ❤️ check it out. This spot look familiar?! Where are you?

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Emmy-winner Viola Davis posted a photo of herself in Scandal’s Oval Office captioned, “Hey @KerryWashington, guess where I am?!”

Hey @KerryWashington, guess where I am?!

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Drama series crossovers are not an anomaly in the television industry but in all the years that Shondaland shows have run simultaneously, the stars of said shows have never shared a set. The idea of a crossover is difficult to stomach—this would be the stuff of legends, naturally.

ABC reps and Shonda Rhimes’ Shondaland producers have not yet commented on the possibility of the crossover, Deadline says, but excitement is rampant, nonetheless.

New episodes of Grey’s Anatomy, HTGAWM, and Scandal will air on ABC on January 18.

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Bun B's Lawyer Provides Update On Attempted Armed Robbery Aftermath

On Tuesday (April 24), Bun B confronted an armed robber, who was later identified as 20-year-old DeMonte Jackson. The latter attempted to rob the legendary rapper's home but acted swiftly with his own registered firearm. When Bun B's wife, Angela "Queenie" Walls answered a knock on the door, a masked Freeman entered with his weapon but was later met with the Trill rapper's fire and was detained at a hospital while being treated for his wounds.

In a statement provided to XXL, lawyer Charles Adams said he doesn't expect charges to be filed against the Texas native. "In Texas, you can defend your home. And if an armed home invader breaks into your home and puts a gun at your wife's head, you can shoot the guy if he's still in your home," Adams said. "Honestly, this might sound cheesy, thank God that Bun had a gun. Thank God that he was courageous enough to defend his home and his wife [Queenie]. And thank God Queenie was courageous enough to not let the man go upstairs."

As Queenie led Jackson to the garage, Bun B, born Bernard Freeman, became aware of the incident from another part of the house and opened fire on Jackson. The latter was charged with one count of burglary plus two levies of aggravated robbery.

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Former Felons May Have To Pay Court Fines Before Voting In Florida

Florida made history when it passed Amendment 4 restoring voting rights to the state's nearly one million former felons.

However, on Wednesday (April 24) the GOP-House passed a bill that would require former felons to pay court fees, fine,s and restitution prior to voting. The Senate bill requires that just restitution be paid. If this measure is passed it could prohibit thousands of ex-cons from being able to vote.

The state reportedly also doesn't have a method to properly tally restitution and to create a system could cost millions. On Wednesday, the House considered a proposal by the Senate that would allot $2 million to hire more workers at the Florida Commission on Offender Review to review the applications of former felons.

That commission would then report their findings to local supervisors of elections.

“Obviously, the individual is responsible for determining whether they’ve completed all the terms of their own sentence,” Sen. Jeff Brandes “If they have questions, they should go to local supervisors of elections.”

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Fans Are Asking Crayola To Name A Crayon After Nipsey Hussle

The hip-hop game is still mourning the death of Nipsey Hussle. There have been many memorials and tributes made out of respect for the rapper, who was killed on Mar. 31 in front of his clothing store. It looks like fans of the Victory Lap musician are attempting to make sure his colorful spirit is felt anywhere and everywhere.

In 2017, Crayola tweeted out that they needed some help naming their new shocking blue crayon color. A fan quote-tweeted the two-year-old inquiry, stating that the then-new color should be called "Nipsey Blue."

The tweet caught on, with many others adding responses that the color should pertain to Hussle, with ideas such as 60’s Blue, Marathon Blue, Crenshaw Blue, and Victory Blue. Since the tweet is quite old, these names won't be making the cut this time around. The crayon was actually named "Bluetiful" back in September 2017.

Hussle was honored with a mural outside of a basketball court in Los Angeles, and it was also announced that the intersection of South LA's Crenshaw Boulevard and West Slauson Avenue will officially be renamed in honor of the Grammy nominee.

Nipsey Blue https://t.co/IIk1tm3vf8

— Glasses Malone (@gmalone) April 25, 2019

Nipsey Blue Blue Laces 60’s Blue Marathon Blue Crenshaw Blue Victory Blue Motivation Blue Slauson Boy Blue Blueprint TMC Blue RSC Blue Brynhurst Blue Ocean View Blue - You see where I’m going with this... 🏁💙🏃🏾‍♂️ https://t.co/IBfNbw6vpd

— TreezJobs | FatSpike (@FilmMakingTreez) April 25, 2019

Nipsey Blue 🏁 .. with portions of the proceeds going to inner city stem programs for kids https://t.co/awSrSPhRGq

— Chris Cap (@ChrisCapLive) April 25, 2019

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