Bellamy Young at White House Correspondents' Dinner

What Do First Ladies Michelle Obama and Mellie Grant Have in Common?

Bellamy Young has portrayed the unpredictable First Lady Mellie Grant on Scandal for three seasons now. We caught up with the actress at the White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday, where Bellamy dined in the same room as the real president's wife, Michelle Obama. To make her art imitate life, Bellamy said she draws inspiration from first ladies, including the "formidable" and "graceful" Michelle. Watch our interview to hear Bellamy explain how Mellie and Michelle are alike!

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