Jen Psaki’s the brand new White Home press secretary now that Joe Biden is formally the President of the USA and after her first briefings this week, individuals took to social media to debate simply how a lot she reminds them of ‘Scandal’ character Abby Whelan, performed by Darby Stanchfield! With that being stated, Psaki managed to make fairly the impression and even the actress reacted to the comparisons, selecting to offer the true life press secretary some recommendation in a playful submit.
Followers of the present did a double take this week, seeing Jen Psaki behind the rostrum and shortly took to Twitter and different platforms to gush over getting an actual life, (albeit some known as her extra ‘boring,’) Abby from ‘Scandal!’
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What’s much more fascinating, apart from their bodily look similarities, such because the purple hair, is that Abby is the White Home press secretary within the present as effectively, earlier than occurring to develop into chief of workers.
One consumer tweeted: ‘Jen Psaki is giving me boring Abby Whelan vibes and I’m LOVING it.’
One other felt the identical as they questioned in one other submit: ‘Did we get our actual life Abby Whelan? Lol.’
A 3rd particular person even theorized that Scandal creator, Shonda Rhimes herself was behind Joe Biden’s pic of Jen with the intention of recreating the favored present in actual life!
‘The brand new press secretary trying like Abby Whelan. I see you Shonda!’
And the tweets in regards to the similarities even managed to succeed in Darby who hilariously tweeted because the character of Abby, writing: ‘Expensive @PressSec, #1- In case your boss ever forgets your title, slap a reputation tag on. (Fitz known as me ‘Gabby’ for WEEKS) #2- Don’t get energy hungry and attempt to get your buddy killed. It received’t go effectively. #three – No such factor as an excessive amount of hairspray. Ever.’
And that was not all! In true Abby vogue, she signed her submit with: ‘Greatest, ‘Purple’ aka Sassy Abby Whelan.’