10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Cast Of “Orange Is The New Black” That Will Surprise You

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How far are you in season two of Orange Is The New Black? As of this moment, I’m on episode five and can’t wait to find some free time so I can get to episode six! With each episode I watch, I find myself more captivated by the lives of the women on this show and their back stories on-screen. But what about off-screen? These ladies are just as interesting outside of the show as they are on it. Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about the ladies of OITNB.  

Laura Prepon Originally Auditioned For The Role Of Piper

Laura Prepon, aka, “Donna” as I like to call her (from her role on That 70’s Show), cast as Piper Chapman? I can’t see it, and neither could series creator, Jenji Kohan: “She’s such a great actress, but ultimately, I thought, ‘Laura Prepon in prison? I don’t worry about her.” Certainly not in the way viewers first worried for Taylor Schilling as Piper in the first few episodes of season one. There’s just something so bad a** about Prepon…and the fact that she’s 5’10” keeps her from looking too meek…

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