Scandal Promo Teases Olivia/[Spoiler] Hook-Up, Promises Jaw/Floor Reunion

Maybe this Scandal actor had it wrong after all?

Because a new promo for the back half of Season 5 shows Jake declaring himself tired of “waiting” — to which Liv seems to give not a damn. And yet the same video then shows her leaping into his arms, hooking her legs around his waist and… etcetera.

My prediction, having seen a promo or two in my years: It’s a misdirect, that she’s hurrying him into the clinch to hide their faces from a ne’er-do-well lurking nearby.

Or… or maybe it is indeed passion re-re-re-reignited? :-O

Whatever the case, all told the trailer promises to “reacquaint your jaw with the floor” when the ABC drama returns Feb. 11. Which is nice.

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