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    Posted on Mar 11, 2016

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

    Cornelius Smith Jr. is bae.

    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.

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

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

    See what I mean?

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    πŸ”₯ πŸ”₯ πŸ”₯

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    Jason Kempin / Getty Images

    Exactly.

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    Look at those beautiful brown eyes.

    Swag.

    Swag.

    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.

    πŸ‘€ πŸ‘€ πŸ‘€

    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.

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