19 Reasons Olivia Pope and Jake Ballard Should Be Your Scandal OTP
In between all of the characters marrying hookers, politicians rigging presidential elections, elaborate kidnapping schemes, and cold-blooded murder, Scandal manages to squeeze in plenty of romance. The drama gets a lot of its steamy moments from Olivia Pope, President Fitzgerald Grant, and spy Jake Ballard, who are all willing participants in a love triangle that will never die. Although plenty of the show's fans are Team Olitz, the relationship between Jake and Olivia is one to be cherished. They have their own catchphrase, he's saved her from multiple life-or-death situations, and he lovingly supports her habit of eating bathtub-sized bowls of popcorn for dinner. Love their pairing or hate it, the chemistry between Jalivia (Olake?) is off the charts. So what if — spoiler alert — he kills a man and put his body in a fridge? Keep reading to see what we're talking about.