Gay in orange is the new black
In July , Netflix was still arguably better known as a mail-order DVD rental service than as a streaming service that would disrupt the entertainment business. Getty Images Mark Sagliocco. The aforementioned ex-girlfriend of Piper, Alex is one of the most cunning inmates at Litchfield. She was initially arrested for smuggling drugs but was released during the show before being locked up again. Getty Images Mike Coppola. Her backstory is truly tragic, being locked up for unwittingly kidnapping a child she thought of as a friend and causing his death.
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Whom she plays: Piper Chapman, a woman who gets sent to prison for once carrying drug money 10 years prior. Where you'll see her next: She's starring in Stay , based on the novel by Aislinn Hunter. Mitch Ouellette on Weeds. Whom she plays: Tiffany "Pennsyltucky" Doggett, an inmate who tries to preach to and heal other inmates.
It follows Piper's experiences in and out of prison along with the experiences of a diverse ensemble. Piper Chapman played by Taylor Schilling is a woman who was sentenced to 15 months in Litchfield Penitentiary for helping her former girlfriend Alex Vause smuggle drug money in Europe several years before the first episode. The first season shows Piper's journey through the prison system, beginning with her rough first week, during which she accidentally makes several enemies and struggles to adapt to life on the inside, as well as reuniting with Alex. In prison, she acquires several other nicknames throughout the series. Piper is assigned a bunk with Claudette, who treats her rudely at first, but eventually warms up to her.
On Season 3 of Orange Is the New Black , we've gotten a glimpse into several more characters' backstories, ranging from the sad Big Boo to the strange hey, Leanne! But even the most bizarre flashbacks don't hold a candle to some of the real-life histories of the actors who portray the characters we've all come to know and love or hate. Here are 20 backstories about the stars of Orange that are almost too crazy to be true.