'Scandal' Season Ends With Shocker

The season finale of the popular ABC show ended with a shocking twist.
2:09 | 04/18/14

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What is the verdict on last night's blockbuster season finale? Gladiators tweeting in, nonstop about what happened on the show. And when Shonda rhimes spilled the beans on jimmy Kimmel. Our friend Cameron Mathison has all of the latest. The best way to deal with scandal is to shut it down. Reporter: Gladiators united Thursday night for the jaw-dropping season finale of "Scandal." And it was every bit as explosive as promised. Jam-packed with all those omg moments that only Olivia pope can provide. I don't hold it against you. We're not responsible. Reporter: There were glimmers of hope. I love you. I love you, too. Reporter: Plenty of drama. They're not looking for justice, Mr. President. They're looking for a head served on a platter. Reporter: And a big, shocking loss that caused a frenzy on social media. I did for you, all of it. Try to protect your soul, if you still have one. Reporter: The show's creator, Shonda rhimes, took jimmy camel behind the candle aub Ra. This is Olivia's paper clips. Reporter: Explaining how the scandalous masterminds develop those juicy story lines. There's a lot of yelling and fighting in the writers' room. I'm the tiebreaker. It's my show. I get to decide. Really, it's about the best idea. If someone can convince me their idea is better, I'll go with it. Reporter: Rhymes weighed in on the tough call of killing off certain characters. It's tough to kill off somebody who has been on the show for a long time. If they're annoying, though, is it easier? That call is always the worst call to make. It's never easy to say good-bye to a character. It's always about the story. In a way, you're like the grim reaper. I feel like the grim reaper sometimes. Reporter: Will the grim reaper strike again? No comment. We'll have to see next season. Reporter: For now, the answer is on hold. For "Good morning America," Cameron Mathison, ABC news, los Angeles.

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