Papa Pope is Here to Stay! ‘Scandal’ Star Joe Morton Promoted to Series Regular

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"Now I can cast some serious shade on a regular basis," Morton told The Hollywood Reporter.

Papa Pope isn’t going anywhere anytime soon.

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The Hollywood Reporter reports that Joe Morton, who plays Olivia Pope’s father who we love to hate on ABC’s hit show Scandal, has been promoted to series regular.

“Now I can cast some serious shade on a regular basis,” Morton told the Hollywood Reporter

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You know what that means: that we have more of his deceiving, cunning ways to look forward to. We are so here for this promotion! 

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