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    Is Olivia Pope weak?

    So I made the mista watch Scandal with me and he comments that the writers did the character a disservice because they've made her weak when it comes to men. He says this because with both Fitz and Jake she says "no". "don't touch me" then according the him she "makes that dumb face then gives in".

    Does this portray her as weak or soften her into a real, multi faceted woman despite her professional grit?
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    I watched this show once and thought the same thing.
    She is weak. She reacts to the powerful men in her life (President and dad - all based on last weeks episode so I could be wrong)
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    i can see how he came to that conclusion.. and that "stupid face" is correct..
    Never waste your time trying to explain who you are to people who are committed to misunderstanding you.

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    If she had only said yes, she would be seen as easy and slutty

    if she had kept her no she would be seen as a b&$ch.



    *** never watched that show but, this thinking is reflective of the society we live in***

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    if you've never watched the show then you have no point of reference and shouldnt really extrapolate your views to this topic..
    Never waste your time trying to explain who you are to people who are committed to misunderstanding you.

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    Well I felt like saying that so I said it. Everyday, people give their opinion about stuff they no nothing about. This was one within others.

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    fair enough.. but if you eh watching you really dont see how seh behaves lol.
    Never waste your time trying to explain who you are to people who are committed to misunderstanding you.

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    I know and I have no intention to start watching it. But, I couldn't keep away and not say something. Lol

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    we know. you coldnt resist lol
    Never waste your time trying to explain who you are to people who are committed to misunderstanding you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ladyrastafari View Post
    if you've never watched the show then you have no point of reference and shouldnt really extrapolate your views to this topic..
    I really wish you would follow your own advice in Black threads.
    you ALL AGREE with my opinion, which is why NONE of you ever EFFECTIVELY DISPUTE IT

    you ONLY have faith in the WOMEN'S ability to ELEVATE which is why you only FOCUS ON WOMEN...you ALL have long given up on Black men

    you just don't have the BALLS to OVERTLY AGREE....rather just do it INDIRECTLY

    weak men only can deal with weaker women

    in the presence of strength you diminish...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Georgeflash View Post
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    I know I'm in the minority when I say I dislike the relationship between her and Fitz. The push pull thing is over the top, so I see why your husband feels so

    plus I've said it before, I think she is a terrible actress....I just watch to see what clothes she is rocking for the week.
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