When Olivia's name was leaked as the woman having an affair with the President, speculation swirled about who spilled the beans. With all eyes on Mellie as the culprit, we were shocked to find out that Fitz outed his own mistress. Why? He wanted to free her from the secret and out maneuver the First Lady. Unfortunately, it didn't turn out exactly as he had hoped.
Olivia: I don't want normal, and easy, and simple. I want.. Edison: What? What do you want, Olivia? Olivia: I want painful, difficult, devastating, life-changing, extraordinary love. Don't you want that, too? Edison: Love is not supposed to be painful or devastating. Love isn't supposed to hurt, Liv.