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'Scandal': Allyson Felix attempts to 'run' the show

Terrible pun! This is really cute: Allyson Felix, who won the women’s 200m dash at the London Olympics (sniff!), mentioned in interviews that during her down time before racing, she’d been marathoning — a.k.a. watching the entire first season of ABC’s Scandal! Creator Shonda Rhimes immediately invited the smiley sprinter to visit the set. Looks like she fits in perfectly. Vote Felix/Jeter in 2012!

Felix plans to become an elementary school teacher like her mom — but maybe she could guest star on this show first? Every good educator could use a scandal or two under her belt. Click through to see two more shots of her visit. READ FULL STORY

Olympic sprinter Allyson Felix gets cheered on by 'Scandal' cast via Twitter

U.S. Olympians Gabby Douglas and Missy Franklin have found some famous fans in Nina Dobrev and Justin Bieber, celebs that they’re also each fans of, respectively. As the London Olympics wraps up its final week, another athlete-entertainer connection was made, this time with Scandal‘s Kerry Washington.

Right after placing second in the 200 meter sprint on Tuesday (qualifying for the final race), Los Angeles-based athlete Allyson Felix told an NBC broadcaster that during the London games, she’s spent some time watching Scandal in her hotel room.

When Washington, star of the ABC show, heard about the shout-out, she started a Twitter conversation with the runner, thanking her and wishing her luck on her Wednesday race. READ FULL STORY

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