Kelly & Michael: Bellamy Young now “Mellamy”
Bellamy Young from Scandal came to talk to Kelly & Michael. Michael said that she’s a good hugger. The lines blurred so much for Kelly that she actually started calling her “Mellamy.”
Kelly and Michael: Bellamy Young Loves New York
Bellamy Young used to live on the Upper West Side. She misses it every morning. She loves being back even with the terrible weather. She saw Hedwig and the Angry Inch last night. She loved it. It was incredible, even if she had to go in the rain. She did a lot of Broadway in New York. She loves New York.
Kelly & Michael: Bellamy Young First Job
Bellamy Young went to Yale. Kelly & Michael were very impressed. She also had odd jobs. She worked on Pearl Street at a Japanese firm when she first got to New York. She didn’t know what they were doing, and she didn’t have any skills. She wasn’t asked back.
Kelly and Michael: Bellamy Young First Role
Her first role was in Another World. Kelly could relate from All My Children. Young had a car pick her up for the show, but Kelly didn’t get the same treatment. She was Dr. Courtney Evans, but she got replaced when she went to do another project.
Kelly & Michael: Bellamy Young Scandal Character
Kelly & Michael played a clip from Scandal. Bellamy’s character, the First Lady, took a paternity test. She’s very upset. “I fought him. I fought,” she said. Kelly & Michael said that was a rare tender moment.
Kelly and Michael: Bellamy Young Was Only Supposed to Have Three Episodes
Bellamy Young was only supposed to be in the first three episodes of Scandal. She had two lines, including “live.” Shonda Rhimes went up to her and said she’ll have three episodes and that there would be a presidential divorce when she got to her when she was telling everyone their storylines in the beginning. She was upset, but didn’t want to show it. She actually got more episodes because of her great performance. Scandal airs on Thursday nights on ABC.
Kelly & Michael: Washington Correspondents’ Dinner
This weekend Bellamy Young is going to Washington for the White House Correspondents’ dinner. She’s so excited. She’ll actually get to meet the real President and First Lady. She’ll be impressed if she can get English words out when she meets them. She’s so nervous and isn’t sure she’ll be able to handle it. They’re actually fans of the show. That must be a lot of pressure.