Scandal Casts Battlestar Vet as [Spoiler]'s Abusive Ex-Husband

Ex marks the spot for Battlestar Galactica alum Michael Trucco, who’s heading to Scandal as the estranged hubby of Darby Stanchfield’s Abby, TVLine has confirmed.

Per Scandal history, Trucco’s character, Charles Putney, is the youngest son of former Virginia Governor James Putney. His four-year arranged marriage to Abby ended when he assaulted her in a drunken stupor (prompting Olivia to return the favor by taking a tire iron to his knees).

Trucco is slated to appear in one November episode.

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  1. Laura says:

    Beckett’s ex is Castle’s ex’s ex? Count me in.

  2. Shannon says:

    Yay! Hot Uncle Cooper from One Tree Hill!! :D

  3. April says:

    NOOOOOOOOOO! I love him and Shonda is going to make me hate him for hurting Abby!

  4. Grey says:

    Will he walk with a limp? Tire iron to the knees? :-0

  5. raven64 says:

    Loved him as bad guy Nate Ryan on Revenge. Bring on sexy JR Bourne next!!!

  6. Eliza says:

    I loved him on Fairly Legal.

  7. Cas says:

    I love him!! I hate when he has to play the bad guy though :(

  8. Hannah says:

    Is this a recast? I think we saw the the husband already, unless my mind made it up.

  9. dawn jack says:

    SCANDAL is soooo good lately. Luv every minuet. Luv Futz and Olivia!!

  10. dawn jack says:

    FITZ & Oliva – Olitz forever!!

  11. Erica says:

    This is exciting, I wonder if another tire iron will be used

  12. leprecaun says:

    Can’t wait to see some new eye candy but already hate his character…..

  13. anna says:

    HIMYM Robin’s ex-boyfiend (nick)