TV Series | TV-MA | | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Convicted of a decade old crime of transporting drug money to an ex-girlfriend, normally law-abiding Piper Chapman is sentenced to a year and a half behind bars to face the reality of how life-changing prison can really be.
In September 2014, Lauren Morelli, one of the show's writers, announced that she and her husband of two years were divorcing because she had started a relationship with Samira Wiley. Jenji Kohan later joked about the situation while a panelist at the New Yorker Festival, saying "I turned [Morelli] gay. I made her gay. I felt there wasn't enough balance in the [writing] room, so I have a magic wand and I make people gay. But, you know, I can turn her back. I can make people Hispanic. I can make them black."
Get some fuckin' therapy, man!
In real life, Dascha Polanco is only two years younger than Elizabeth Rodriguez, who plays her mother.