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Laverne Cox Booked for Guest Role on Bravo's ‘Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce’

8 July 2014 4:49 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Bravo has cast actress and trans activist Laverne Cox in a guest spot on its first scripted series, “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce.” Cox will play Adele Northrop, a Pulitzer-Prize winning war journalist and Lgbt activist who presents an award at a marriage equality gala. Represented by Hartig Hilepo Agency, Cox plays trans prisoner/beautician Sophia on Netflix's “Orange Is the New Black.” She's also appeared on “Bored to Death,” “Law & Order” and “Law & Order: Svu,” as well as in the independent films “Carla” and “The Exhibitionists.” Also read: ‘Ouat's’ Charles Mesure, C. Thomas Howell Join Bravo's ‘Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce’ (Exclusive) Cox will. »

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Laverne Cox to Guest Star on Bravo’s ‘Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce’

8 July 2014 3:14 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Orange Is the New Black’s” Laverne Cox will guest star on Bravo’s upcoming series “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce,” the network announced Tuesday.

Cox will play Adele Northrop, a war journalist and Lgbt activist who appears to present an award at a marriage equality gala.

Bravo’s first original scripted series, “Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce” is based on the books by Vicki Iovine. The show stars “House” alum Lisa Edelstein as Abby, a middle-aged self-help author who is adjusting to her new lifestyle separated from her husband, Jake (“Private Practice’s” Paul Adelstein). Janeane Garofalo, Beau Garrett and Necar Zadegan also star in supporting roles.

Cox currently stars as Sophia Burset, a transgender prisoner on Netflix’s “Orange Is the New Black.” Cox has been a long-time advocate for the transgender community, earning multiple GLAAD awards for her work, as well as a feature on the cover of Time Magazine. »

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Big Brother 2014 - launch night live blog

5 June 2014 12:30 PM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

It seems like only yesterday that we were "celebrating" Jim Davidson's victory in Celebrity Big Brother, but we're already back in Elstree, this time for the "normal" version of the show.

Join Digital Spy for our live blog of night one below, complete with Power Trip theme and host Emma Willis dressed like a 1970s BBC Two futuristic satire on fascism/Sexy Sailor* (*delete as appropriate).

23:31And that is that - tune back in tomorrow for more from the Bb Power Trip house, including the injection of six new housemates. See you then!

23:29Suitcase time! But only the "Power Housemate" our Pauline will get hers. I wonder if that will drive a wedge between her and her power-less peers...?

23:29"Tamara?" Matthew asks. "Yeh," Danielle concedes.

23:27Matthew is having a natter with Danielle his glass box. She says that there are two people she's going to clash with in the house. »

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