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Report: OITNB Writer Divorces Husband, Is Dating Star Samira Wiley

Love is in the air at Litchfield — and not just on screen, apparently.

According to TMZ, Orange Is the New Black writer Lauren Morelli is dating one of the show's stars, Samira Wiley — and has officially filed for divorce from her husband of two years.

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Orange Is the New Black Stars on What's Next for Taystee and Poussey

Taystee and Poussey had quite a roller-coaster relationship in Orange Is the New Black's second season. So how did Danielle Brooks and Samira Wiley, who are good friends in real life, feel about the decision to break their characters up? caught up with both women to chat about their arc Season 2, as well as their hopes for Season 3.

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Ask Matt: Orange and the Emmys, Leftovers, Last Ship, View Shake-Up, and More

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Question: With Emmy nominations coming up, I had a few questions about Orange Is the New Black. What effect if any do you think Season 2 airing just around the time of Emmy voting will have on the show? Thankfully, Season 2 seems to have lived up to its predecessor in the eyes of the critics (I thought the season overall might have even been better than the first), and performances by cast members like Uzo Aduba (Suzanne "Crazy Eyes") and Samira Wiley (Poussey) blew me out of the water, but if the season didn't live up to expectations, could it have possibly hurt the show in the nominations process this year as well as next? And do you think the fantastic performances by Aduba and Wiley this season could potentially help them as they try to get nominated for their work on the first season? — Kevin

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Orange Is The New Black: I Want To Loo
Orange Is The New Black: Game On
Orange Is The New Black: Rules Aren't
OITNB Writer Dating Star Samira Wiley!

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Year Title Description
2013 Orange Is the New Black TV Show Series, Actor - Poussey Washington
2011 Unforgettable: Heroes
Season 1, Episode 2
Episode, Actor - Gina
2011 Unforgettable: Pilot
Season 1, Episode 1
Episode, Actor - Gina

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