'Scandal' inspiration advising Jacksons

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

A lawyer who serves as the inspiration for the ABC show Scandal escorted Jesse Jackson Junior into court Wednesday.

Her name on the show is Olivia Pope.

Her real name is Judy Smith and she's a crisis consultant who has been advising the Jacksons.

She has helped other famous people with problems including Monica Lewinsky and Michael Vick.

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