Khandi Alexander will appear in season 3 of Scandal. As revealed by the Hollywood Reporter, she landed the mother of Olivia Pope (recurring) role.

As soon as this week's episode, the actress Khandi Alexander will join the cast of Scandal, the ABC hit series. The actress will portray Maya Lewis, the mother of  Olivia (Kerry Washington), and will appear it in the form of flashbacks. From the Hollywood Reporter, it will become a major problem in the life of his daughter, after  the latter discovered that his mother died in the bombing of a civilian aircraft sponsored by his father, Rowan (Joe Morton). This revelation will obviously come to  complicate its relationship with the latter.

Since 2010, Khandi Alexander interpreted LaDonna Batiste-Williams in the series of HBO Treme, the fourth and final season will begin in January in the USA. By