Julianne Hough has already apologized for wearing blackface to a Halloween party Friday, but the firestorm is far from over.
Hough, 25, wore blackface as part of her Crazy Eyes costume — a tribute to the beloved Orange Is the New Black character played by Uzo Aduba.
Martha Plimpton rants about Julianne Hough's blackface Halloween costume on Twitter
Although Aduba has kept silent on the controversy thus far, her co-star...read more
There's something really special happening in television right now. Jenji Kohan'sOrange Is the New Black not only features a nearly all-female cast depicting a diverse spectrum of race, sexuality and body types, but it also includes a trans woman of color actually playing a trans woman of color — a first on mainstream television.
Former reality star and producer Laverne Cox plays Sophia Burset, a firefighter whose wife Crystal is less disturbed by her transition than her decision to steal credit cards.read more
Orange is the New Black might not have the hype of Arrested Development or House of Cards, but it is by far the most satisfying original series Netflix has released this year.
From Weeds creator Jenji Kohan, Orange follows Piper Chapman (Taylor Schilling), an upper-middle class woman who finds herself incarcerated for a crime she committed 10 years prior. But Kohan isn't simply rehashing the same pampered, fish-out-of-water angle of Weeds for another suburban satire. This time, Kohan uses the familiar white protagonist as a medium through which to tell stories of those typically marginalized in mainstream media.read more