On the Scandal: Revealed podcast a few weeks ago, Bellamy Young talked about how she gets in character to play Mellie. “Put on that wig!” she said. “I put on that hair — and it’s not exactly comfortable — and I’m ready to be in a bad mood and yell at people,” she said, laughing. If Olivia Pope’s calling card is her flawless fashion, Mellie’s might be her impeccable and occasionally outrageous hair. Let’s take a look at every single hairdo Mellie has worn on Scandal, from very voluminous wigs to unbelievably, comically voluminous wigs. The bigger the hair, the closer to God.