'Orange is the New Black' Writer Lauren Morelli Divorces Her Husband & Begins Dating Poussey Actress Samira Wiley
Lauren Morellione of the lead writers on the Orange is the New Black, has just filed for divorce from her husband of two years, Steve Basilonebecause while working on the Netflix prison drama, she realized she is gay. Morelli started writing for the show five months after she and Orangr exchanged vows. Writing lines for the show's main character, Piper Chapman, a woman who was engaged to a man, but in love or just lust with a woman, helped Morelli understand something about herself.
Her piece also included the tantalizing line "I went through it all on set: I fell in love with a woman, and I watched my life play out on screen. On the heels of Morelli filing the paperwork for her divorce, which appears oramge be amicable she gets her Lexus, he gets the Mazda hatchbackTMZ reports that Morelli is actually dating Samira Wileythe actress who plays Poussey on the show.
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