Kerry Washington of ‘Scandal’ suggests her TV drama is closer to reality than she thought

Kerry Washington, star of ABC's "Scandal," was interviewed on The Jon Stewart Show, Oct. 3, 2013Kerry Washington, star of ABC’s Scandal, interviewed on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart this evening —

“The cast — Tony Goldwyn who plays the President on the show, he and Shonda and I — we all went to the White House Correspondents Dinner and people were like, ‘we love the show, we feel the show, the show is us!’ And I thought, ‘That’s not good.'”

Later, referring to the program’s plots, Washington said some people in the previous presidential administration saw reflections of reality in the show. She said, “Former interns at the White House were like, ‘Who told you that?'”