Bellamy Young BELLA NYC Magazine March April 2014 – Cover 3

Scandal’s Bellamy Young Covers BELLA NYC Magazine March/April 2014

Bellamy Young Covers BELLA NYC Magazine March/April 2014

Bellamy Young Covers BELLA NYC Magazine March/April 2014

Scandal star Bellamy Young smolders on the cover of BELLA NYC Magazine March/April 2014, the “Influencer Issue,” now on newsstands.

Bellamy plays the cold and calculating Melody “Mellie” Grant, the First Lady of the United States and wife of an adulterous President Fitzgerald Thomas Grant III, on the hit political drama.

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Inside her Karl Simone-photographed cover story, the 43-year-old actress talks about her close-knit TV family, nearly being passed up by Yale, her upcoming album, fostering animals and so much more.

Styled by Derek Warburton, Bellamy wears elegant selections by Sportmax, Yigal Azrouël, and Dolce & Gabbana. See a few photos from the shoot below.

Bellamy Young for BELLA NYC Magazine March/April 2014 Photographed by Karl Simone

Bellamy Young for BELLA NYC Magazine March/April 2014 Photographed by Karl Simone

Bellamy Young for BELLA NYC Magazine March/April 2014 Photographed by Karl Simone

Bellamy Young for BELLA NYC Magazine March/April 2014 Photographed by Karl Simone

Bellamy Young for BELLA NYC Magazine March/April 2014 Photographed by Karl Simone

Bellamy Young for BELLA NYC Magazine March/April 2014 Photographed by Karl Simone

Bellamy Young for BELLA NYC Magazine March/April 2014 Photographed by Karl Simone

Bellamy Young for BELLA NYC Magazine March/April 2014 Photographed by Karl Simone

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