Her reputation in ruins, Olivia Pope chose Fitzgerald Grant by allowing Abby to throw her under the bus. Now she drinks alone in her apartment while the world casts aspersions on her character and crucifies her in the media.
Mellie Grant handles the media's barrage of questions following the reveal that her husband has, in fact, been having an affair with Olivia Pope. Will she artfully manage their intrusive interrogations? Most likely. This is Mellie we're talking about, and she has Cyrus on her side.
I am not a toy that you can play with when you're bored or lonely or horny. I am not the girl the guy gets at the end of the movie. I am not a fantasy. If you want me, earn me! Until then, we are done.