Ellen DeGeneres’ partner Portia de Rossi is set to star in season four of the popular drama ‘Scandal’ in a top secret Arc, with DeGeneres confirming the news via twitter. The ABC show has not revealed any details about Rossi’s character and the storyline. Rossi has previously starred in TV show Arrested Development on Netflix as Lindsay Funke. Scandal, the creation of Shonda Rhimes, will be debuting season four this autumn. The show follows crisis manager Olivia Pope played by Kerry Washington who is embroiled in constant drama with her personal life. Season four of the show will premiere on ABC on Thursday 25th of September 2014.