The story of Piper Chapman, a woman in her thirties who is sentenced to fifteen months in prison after being convicted of a decade-old crime of transporting money for her drug-dealing girlfriend.
Every sentence is a story
Did You Know?
In September 2014, one of the show's writers, Lauren Morelli, announced that she and her husband of two years were divorcing because she had started a relationship with Samira Wiley, who plays Poussey. Orange Is the New Black's show runner Jenji Kohan later joked about the situation while a panellist at the New Yorker Festival, saying "I turned her [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." See more