'Scandal' Exposed The Terrifying Abuse Women Face Online

October 16, 2015 2:47 PM

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"The only way these men on the Internet know how to express themselves is by threatening rape."

In one two-minute clip, "Scandal" exposed the levels of intense online abuse women in the public eye face. And in true Shonda Rhimes fashion, the show nailed it. As Amanda Hess wrote for Pacific Standard last year, "women aren't welcome on the Internet," and that apparently includes Olivia Pope.

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