The groundbreaking drama “Scandal” has come to end airing its last episode on Thursday, April 19. The Shonda Rhimes created show starring Kerry Washington as ” Olivia Pope” in an iconic role and made waves for many lead African-American women to hold the ranks as a lead in a major television show.

Featuring a strong cast that audiences fell in love with including Tony Goldwyn who played President Fitz, Joe Morton who played Rowan Pope, and Bellamy Young who played Mellie Grant

Kerry Washington posted her goodbyes on Instagram with these sentiments. “This picture was taken when we completed filming our very final scene in the Oval Office set,” the actress captioned a picture of her laying down onset. “So many of @scandalabc’s most iconic scenes happened in that Oval. It has been, in many ways, the center of our #Scandal universe. Other sets were already being dismantled and we knew this one would be next. So, before saying good-bye, I stretched out on that gorgeous rug and tried to just take it all in.”

She continued: “Tomorrow morning I will wake up and begin to try to process the magical dream of the past seven seasons. I imagine it will take some time to really understand what just transpired in my life. But, this much, I know… I am filled with endless gratitude for our #Scandal Family. Our glorious cast & crew and our community of #Gladiators. TOGETHER, we have changed history. Transformed television. And illuminated each other’s lives.”