In the satisfying 'Scandal' finale, Olivia gets her way

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In The Satisfying 'Scandal' Finale, Olivia Gets Her Way

So, when Kerry Washington went on the "Tonight Show" with Jimmy Fallon and said this ...

"When we finished the table read for this finale, I was so shocked, that I looked at Shonda and said, 'where do we go from here?' how do we even have a fifth season?" (Video via NBC / "Tonight Show")

We said, 'Oh Kerry, how you tease us so.' But after tonight's season finale of "Scandal" and this ending ...

"What happens now?" asks Fitzgerald Grant on "Scandal."

"Whatever we want," said Olivia Pope.

SO NOW WHAT!?!? Yes, ladies and gents. Shonda gave #teamfitz the moment they have been waiting for, the lovey dovey reunion with Olivia.

And notably, there was a mixed reaction on Twitter. While some fans were ecstatic using the hashtags #Olitz and #OlitzForever, others called the finale the"worst," and defended Jake. Let the #teamFitz and #teamJake feud begin!

So while some hearts were broken and others were singing "Here Comes the Sun" from the balconies after the finale, TVLine summed it up best: "There was one winner in the finale, though: Olivia."

Yes, after a roller-coaster season, i.e. Olivia's kidnapping ...

"My name is Olivia Pope," said Olivia.

Olivia finally saw her father's day in jail on "embezzlement" charges, no less, and was rid of Jake after he left and urged her to follow her heart.

So Shonda, where do we go from here? Because Kerry and the entire fan base are in awe.

Can we just fast forward to fall? Anyone?

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In the satisfying 'Scandal' finale, Olivia gets her way
SCANDAL - 'A Few Good Women' - Vice President Ross continues to defy the Grant administration when she hires Olivia Pope to defend a woman in the Navy. Meanwhile, Quinn and Huck must do what they do best to get answers about B613 and Mellie's campaign for Senate continues to be a struggle, on 'Scandal,' THURSDAY, MAY 7 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Nicole Wilder/ABC via Getty Images)
SCANDAL - 'A Few Good Women' - Vice President Ross continues to defy the Grant administration when she hires Olivia Pope to defend a woman in the Navy. Meanwhile, Quinn and Huck must do what they do best to get answers about B613 and Mellie's campaign for Senate continues to be a struggle, on 'Scandal,' THURSDAY, MAY 7 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Nicole Wilder/ABC via Getty Images)
SCANDAL - 'A Few Good Women' - Vice President Ross continues to defy the Grant administration when she hires Olivia Pope to defend a woman in the Navy. Meanwhile, Quinn and Huck must do what they do best to get answers about B613 and Mellie's campaign for Senate continues to be a struggle, on 'Scandal,' THURSDAY, MAY 7 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Nicole Wilder/ABC via Getty Images)
SCANDAL - 'A Few Good Women' - Vice President Ross continues to defy the Grant administration when she hires Olivia Pope to defend a woman in the Navy. Meanwhile, Quinn and Huck must do what they do best to get answers about B613 and Mellie's campaign for Senate continues to be a struggle, on 'Scandal,' THURSDAY, MAY 7 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Nicole Wilder/ABC via Getty Images)
SCANDAL - 'A Few Good Women' - Vice President Ross continues to defy the Grant administration when she hires Olivia Pope to defend a woman in the Navy. Meanwhile, Quinn and Huck must do what they do best to get answers about B613 and Mellie's campaign for Senate continues to be a struggle, on 'Scandal,' THURSDAY, MAY 7 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Nicole Wilder/ABC via Getty Images)
SCANDAL - 'A Few Good Women' - Vice President Ross continues to defy the Grant administration when she hires Olivia Pope to defend a woman in the Navy. Meanwhile, Quinn and Huck must do what they do best to get answers about B613 and Mellie's campaign for Senate continues to be a struggle, on 'Scandal,' THURSDAY, MAY 7 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Nicole Wilder/ABC via Getty Images)
SCANDAL - 'A Few Good Women' - Vice President Ross continues to defy the Grant administration when she hires Olivia Pope to defend a woman in the Navy. Meanwhile, Quinn and Huck must do what they do best to get answers about B613 and Mellie's campaign for Senate continues to be a struggle, on 'Scandal,' THURSDAY, MAY 7 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Nicole Wilder/ABC via Getty Images)
SCANDAL - 'Gladiators Don't Run' - As the gladiators watch from a far, countries around the world begin to bid on Olivia Pope. Meanwhile, Andrew and Fitz go toe to toe on 'Scandal,' THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Mitchell Haaseth/ABC via Getty Images)
SCANDAL - 'A Few Good Women' - Vice President Ross continues to defy the Grant administration when she hires Olivia Pope to defend a woman in the Navy. Meanwhile, Quinn and Huck must do what they do best to get answers about B613 and Mellie's campaign for Senate continues to be a struggle, on 'Scandal,' THURSDAY, MAY 7 (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Nicole Wilder/ABC via Getty Images)
SCANDAL - 'Gladiators Don't Run' - As the gladiators watch from a far, countries around the world begin to bid on Olivia Pope. Meanwhile, Andrew and Fitz go toe to toe on 'Scandal,' THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Mitchell Haaseth/ABC via Getty Images)
SCANDAL - 'No More Blood' - As the bidding for Olivia Pope continues, the gladiators fight to save her but The White House fears that they may lose her for good, on 'Scandal,' THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Adam Taylor/ABC via Getty Images)
SCANDAL - 'Gladiators Don't Run' - As the gladiators watch from a far, countries around the world begin to bid on Olivia Pope. Meanwhile, Andrew and Fitz go toe to toe on 'Scandal,' THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Mitchell Haaseth/ABC via Getty Images)
SCANDAL - 'Gladiators Don't Run' - As the gladiators watch from a far, countries around the world begin to bid on Olivia Pope. Meanwhile, Andrew and Fitz go toe to toe on 'Scandal,' THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12 (9:00-10:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network. (Mitchell Haaseth/ABC via Getty Images)
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