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Should Olivia Be With Fitz on Scandal?

Who Should Olivia Be With on Scandal?

It's a tale as old as time, er, at least as old as Scandal: who should Olivia be with? We once asked if you're rooting for Olivia and Jake to become a real item, and the question ignited some serious discussion. Are she and Fitz really meant to be together if their relationship causes so much drama? Should Jake even be in the running? (We think so.) Should Olivia be spending some time alone, away from all the romantic entanglements? ABC just announced Scandal's season four premiere date, so until Sept. 25, let's just speculate.

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Donna15385721 Donna15385721 1 year
That's an insane question. Watch Season One again and you'll know. Fitz all the way now and always.
ThnkB4USpk ThnkB4USpk 1 year
Sorry had to respond based on the tweet I saw this AM. Two points: 1) there is bias and 2) then there is delusion. Take your pick.
Kendy123 Kendy123 1 year
So Popsugar tweeted Scott to urge his followers to vote Jake? Damn the woman running this poll is thirsty as hell. Take a hint lady, not even Scott's fans are here for Jake. They're still high from his Felicity days. If you'd tweeted Tony Goldwyn too, that would have been one thing, but this is blatant. You need to get over yourself, because the majority of fans are still here for Fitz and Olivia. "@scottkfoley Redeem Jake, #Gladiators! Vote: http://t.co/puO2YACOhc"
Missme009 Missme009 1 year
This Make Jake Take campaign is so pitiful...and laughable! Now buzzsugar is tweeting for votes! Try reaching out to the Noel Crane/Felicity fan club. Surely there's another 10 votes right there. I'm almost embarrassed for Foley because he's tied to this sad effort. If he brought a lil something to the role, then maybe he'd garner more votes because the character, on its own, definitely adds nothing to the canvas. Lol! Is your bonus tied to the outcome?
Booberry123 Booberry123 1 year
This poll is beyond biased. Pushing the Foley agenda through twitter and a poll. How many of these polls will you have to do to establish the fact that Olitz wins. Olitz carries Scandal. Jake Ballard has no storyline, purpose, or gumption. Did you forget that Jake's job was to sleep with Olivia? He was a hooker of sorts by the hands of B613. And then there is a tweet to Foley begging for votes. Really? How pathetic and lame. If the love for Foley is that strong, hire him for this website. Get him off of Scandal, so the majority of us can have our show back.
Cena15375317 Cena15375317 1 year
I just saw a tweet from buzzsugar begging for Jake votes! Never laughed so hard in my life. I guess they didn't catch the clue from the first poll they posted. The people who run this site is very slooow to catch on. Nobody likes Jake.
Valencia15211820 Valencia15211820 2 years
The only reason Fitz isn't at 80-90 percent is because buzzsugar added neither option. This is sad. How much more proof do Becky needs to see nobody gives a crap about Jake or olake. Heck "neither" is almost beating Jake. lmfao!
Valencia15211820 Valencia15211820 2 years
Becky, Fitz is not an alcoholic. He was upset about Defiance and he got drunk for like four episodes. That hardly makes him an alcoholic. Yes, he is a bad husband, but he's also married to a bad wife who induced labor and put her baby at risk just to keep a man. Obviously you got your employee to create this poll to further your FITZ HATE and Jake LOVE agenda. EPIC FAILURE!
Missme009 Missme009 2 years
Does scandal411 run this website? I'm like, really what's with these polls trying to make an irrelevant character (Jake) relevant? Last time I checked, Jake and Olivia were never a couple. Last time I checked, he put her in the hospital, made a sex tape of them without her consent, yada yada yada. For the life of me I wonder what show some are watching. Olivia and Fitz are both imperfect and flawed characters that are perfect for each other. That has played out on my screen since season 1. So yeah, I'm rooting 1000% for them. The writers have done very little to make Jake appear as a viable suitor for Olivia's affections. I mean there's nothing there...and the actor portraying him isn't brining anything to the table to make me root for Jake either. I mean nothing! But I sure wish you the best with this "Make Jake Take" campaign you're hellbent on pursuing. Man, where was this website when The Goodwin Games was on the air? Maybe it would still be on had this website put as much energy into saving it as it appears to be trying to save Jake! Smh!
Missme009 Missme009 2 years
Does scandal411 run this website? I'm like, really what's with these polls trying to make an irrelevant character (Jake) relevant? Last time I checked, Jake and Olivia were never a couple. Last time I checked, he put her in the hospital, made a sex tape of them without her consent, yada yada yada. For the life of me I wonder what show some are watching. Olivia and Fitz are both imperfect and flawed characters that are perfect for each other. That has played out on my screen since season 1. So yeah, I'm rooting 1000% for them. The writers have done very little to make Jake appear as a viable suitor for Olivia's affections. I mean there's nothing there...and the actor portraying him isn't brining anything to the table to make me root for Jake either. I mean nothing! But I sure wish you the best with Does scandal411 run this website? I'm like, really what's with these polls trying to make an irrelevant character (Jake) relevant? Last time I checked, Jake and Olivia were never a couple. Last time I checked, he put her in the hospital, made a sex tape of them without her consent, yada yada yada. For the life of me I wonder what show some are watching. Olivia and Fitz are both imperfect and flawed characters that are perfect for each other. That has played out on my screen since season 1. So yeah, I'm rooting 1000% for them. The writers have done very little to make Jake appear as a viable suitor for Olivia's affections. I mean there's nothing there...and the actor portraying him isn't brining anything to the table to make me root for Jake either. I mean nothing! But I sure wish you the best with this "Make Jake Take" campaign you're hellbent on pursuing. Man, where was this website when The Goodwin Games was on the air? Maybe it would still be on had this website put as much energy into saving it as it appears to be trying to save Jake! Smh! "Make Jake Take" campaign you're hellbent on pursuing. Man, where was this website when The Goodwin Games was on the air? Maybe it would still be on had this website put as much energy into saving it as it appears to be trying to save Jake! Smh!
Kendy123 Kendy123 2 years
Thanks Cena! Surely that's what's known as a conflict of interest? If I had known she worked for the site, I would have just ignored her Scott Foley-Loving ass.
Cena15375317 Cena15375317 2 years
Kendy123, Becky is the Entertainment director of this site. She's pushing her foley agenda. This is why these polls keep popping up on buzzsugar. She's a Scott Foley fangirl. Give it up. Jake also video tape sex with Olivia and gave the tape to her dad. But, he's a good guy. Okayyyyy!
Mookie15376235 Mookie15376235 2 years
Don't get the point of these polls. Most do not take Jake seriously. Aren't they just embarrassing to Scott Foley and the Scandal writers? What haven't the writers done to make Jake look better than Fitz these days? And still Scott Foley isn't able to capitalize off of obvious pimping that's been done for his character. That's embarrassing. I've seen actors given less and they became huge fan favorites. While Scott Foley keeps receiving the "What is the point of his character" talk.
Kendy123 Kendy123 2 years
Becky, I meant to address your derisory comment about Fitz being an alcoholic, I thought the world had pretty much decided that alcoholism is an illness that needs treatment in the same way a physical ailment does? Did you perchance criticize Phillip Seymour Hoffman for being a drug-addict? I bet you didn't. Just a thought.
Kendy123 Kendy123 2 years
Becky, I agree with you about Fitz being a terrible husband, but let's face it, in the season three premiere, Fitz was ready to come clean. Who stopped him? His wife. Whilst you're calling Fitz a bad husband, perhaps you need to cast your memory back to Mellie risking her baby's life and inducing four weeks early just to manipulate Fitz into forgetting about divorce. The man has told her to her face that he loves somebody else, he's asked for a divorce, and yet she clings on. You also need to remember that Mellie attempted to pimp him out to Olivia when she begged her to come and run Fitz's campaign. Who the hell does that? Mellie wants to remain First Lady, and that takes precedent over her marriage. When your husband is upfront and honest about his feelings for another woman and asks for a divorce and you scheme and manipulate to stop him from doing the right thing at last, how long can you go on blaming him for being unfaithful? With regards to Jake, when all's said and done, Olivia landed in hospital because he refused to let her leave his house, his mission was to sleep with her, he spied on her on behalf of both Fitz and her father, he used her as a human shield when Liv's father sent a B613 operative to kill him, he scared the bejesus out of Liv by telling her that her father wouldn't hesitate to slit her throat, he begged Fitz to help him kill Olivia's father and he didn't give a crap about how that would have affected Olivia, and his terrible superspy skills led to Olivia thinking that her mother had been on the plane that Fitz was ordered to shoot down, and ultimately led to Olivia helping a terrorist flee the country in a government plane, sanctioned by Fitz, at great risk to himself and his presidency. Just a few facts for people who insist that Jake's the better option.
Lakayla15380054 Lakayla15380054 2 years
If you voted for Olivia and Jake you have b.b.s. (BASIC B!TCH SYNDROME)
Becky-Kirsch Becky-Kirsch 2 years
I've watched Scandal from the start, and maybe the issue is less that I support Jake so much and more that I just support ANYONE other than Fitz. Fitz is not only a terrible "boyfriend" to Olivia, but he's also a terrible husband AND a bad president, not to mention an alcoholic. Olivia deserves someone brand new that she can have a fresh start with.
Antonette15379966 Antonette15379966 2 years
Really another Olitz v. Olake poll, really? as other gladiators have stated Fitz is her soulmate and they actually love each other as opposed to Joke who slept with her on her Father's orders and pushed her down where she was hospitalized with a concussion and busted head. Oh please, get over your delusions
Chris15379952 Chris15379952 2 years
How much is Scott Foley's public relations' team paying for these polls or ??? I don't get it.
Tiffany15379841 Tiffany15379841 2 years
hmm, okay so having 80% of voters declare that they would NOT like to see Jake and Olivia date wasn't a strong enough hint for you guys? I have to agree with the previous poster and say that these inane Olivia/Fitz & Jake polls must be driving much needed traffic to this website. However, for those fans who have watched Scandal from the start, & who have come to understand the important difference in the Olivia/Jake & Fitz dynamic, it's annoying at best contiually see polls like this one. Maybe you're watching a different show from us, but I don't see how Jake & Olivia was ever in a relationship - let alone one to compare in equal merit to Olivia's relationsip with Fitz. & Secondly, maybe Scott Foley was meant to be presented as the "nice guy" alternative to Fitz (because love triangles are pretty much one of the easiest & most cliched ways to add "drama" and longevity to a love pairing), but it's really hard to imagine how his acting, charisma & chemistry with Kerry Washington are even worth comparison to Tony Goldwyn. It's fine to speculate over the possibility of Jake, but I wish pollsters such as yourself would take a hard look at what's happening on screen, as opposed to stopping in rapture over Scott Foley & his past as Noel from Felicity.
Kendy123 Kendy123 2 years
Wow, Olivia/Fitz/Jake polls must be driving a lot of traffic to this website, because you guys keep posting variations of the same crap. There is no triangle, Olivia loves Fitz, Jake was a one-night stand who was sent in to sleep with her, who fed her burgers and beer, and hung round her home and office like a bad smell until something better came along, so please for the love of all is holy, stop. Ughh. Hiring Scott "One-Expression" Foley was the worst casting decision ever. If he could have at least mustered up some enthusiasm when kissing Kerry Washington, a lot more people might have shifted allegiance, but as it happens, the man's acting abilities are severely lacking.
Cena15375317 Cena15375317 2 years
Why do you guys keep trying? Another stupid poll...
Danny-Feekes Danny-Feekes 2 years
Both!
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