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Can We Please Talk About How Hot The Newest Gladiator On "Scandal" Is?

Cornelius Smith Jr. is bae.

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Meet Cornelius Smith Jr., the actor who plays the newest Gladiator employed at Olivia Pope & Associates on Scandal.

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Smith first appeared on Scandal as Marcus Walker, an activist for the black community, on March 7, 2015.

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The episode, titled "The Lawn Chair," showed how a man dealt with the death of his 17-year-old son who was shot and killed by a white cop.

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Smith eventually became a more regular character on the show, and now he's a full-fledged Gladiator.

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The thing about Smith is, he's really great on Scandal and everything...

...but he's also really, REALLY hot.

See what I mean?

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Exactly.

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Look at those beautiful brown eyes.

Swag.

Swag.

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Swag.

Do you think he's single?

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Maybe he'd want my number?

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Before Scandal, Smith acted in shows like All My Children, Major Crimes, and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

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And now we get to see the 33-year-old on our television screens every Thursday night!

#TGIT, amiright?

Thank you, Shondaland, for this beautiful gift.