Scandal’s Ayanda Daweti on playing a queer character: “This role has helped a lot of people”

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Ayanda Daweti says his role on Scandal has helped a lot.
Ayanda Daweti says his role on Scandal has helped a lot.
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His performance lately on Scandal! has left viewers in awe. His fans have even said he deserves an Oscar.

None of that has gone to his head, though.

Ayanda Daweti’s character has been through a lot lately. From being drugged by his mother and tricked into killing his father to struggling to coming out as gay, it’s been a rollercoaster ride.

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