Sometimes real life is even better than fiction. Piper Chapman Taylor Schilling and her ex-girlfriend Alex Vause Laura Prepon. Picturesque: The 28-year-old posted a snap showing off their stunning view, joking 'Just got lei'd' And once the show actually started filming, there was no question how she really felt. In September, Lauren filed for divorce from husband, Steve Basilone. She explained that writing about protagonist Piper Chapman's relationship with ex-girlfriend Alex Vause helped her to accept her own sexual orientation just months after marrying Basilone. The pair donned custom Christian Siriano ensembles with Wiley wearing an off-the-shoulder dress with a full skirt and Morelli wearing a chic pantsuit complete with a decorated bodice and a long cape.
In the Orange Is the New Black writer's room, life really does imitate art! The couple were spotted spending a romantic bikini-clad beach day in Hawaii on Wednesday. Morelli and Basilone filed for divorce jointly and split amicably, according to court documents obtained by E! But on set, these small moments came into sharp relief, and I found myself answering to an endless stream of cast members who peppered me with questions like a gaggle of kindergarteners curious about their new teacher. Read her essay in written in May, which explains how writing about two characters in the series, i. And I felt privileged that I would then get to be on set and be there for the entire cast as we went through this difficult process. Pacific Coast News Lauren Morelli, a writer for Orange Is the New Black, and Steve Basilone, her husband of two years, have broken up.
Orange Is the New Black will return for Season 5 on Friday, June 9. Now, when I am in the writers' room or on set, I no longer feel like I am stuck in the middle of two truths. The Orange Is the New Black star is engaged to Lauren Morelli, a writer and producer on the Netflix series. Now, as you may have guessed by now, this is the story of how this gay icon met and fell in love with her future wife. Hello children, allow me to tell you my favorite Hollywood industry love story of all time.
It was a pretty painful scene: a prison guard, , echoing many real-life police killings of innocent black people. I found a mouthpiece for my own desires and a glimmer of what my future could look like. Morelli was the one tasked with writing Poussey's final episode, with the help of Wiley. Lauren came out publicly writing on that as she wrote scenes where Piper - played by Taylor Schilling - falls back in love with her college girlfriend Alex - she started to use the storyline to explore her own feelings and intimately realise she was gay. The revelation came at a particularly inconvenient time because she had just married a man just a few months prior to discovering her actual sexuality.
They have also put up some photos together in social media sites. It feels liberating and appropriate to live my life in front of you. If you haven't watched Season 4 of Orange is the New Black yet, stop reading now, because I'm about to get into some major spoilers. She says the story line between Piper Chapman Taylor Schilling and her ex-girlfriend Alex Vause Laura Prepon was a huge push for her to come out, after only being married a few months. Lauren Morelli, a writer for the hit Netflix show, is dating actress Samira Wiley, who plays the beloved Poussey, Taystee's lesbian best friend. Samira and Lauren - who met on the hit show - are clearly head over heels in love and shared a long embrace as they stood in the shallows of the crystal clear water.
The couple first went public with their relationship in mid-2014 after dating since the beginning of the year. Morelli has filed for divorce. Lauren meanwhile, wore a vintage-style polka dot two piece featuring high waisted bottoms and a strapless top. Fast forward one year, after the first season of Orange is the New Black. I belong because my own narrative fits in alongside the fictional stories that we are telling on the show: stories of people finding themselves, of difficult paths and of redemption.
Once upon time there was an actress named Samira Wiley who was the breakout story of a little Netflix original series called Orange is the New Black. Lauren recently came out in an essay for a few months back, where she talked about the realization that she was homosexual even though she was married to a man. At this time, Morelli had been married for two years to her husband, who's name is not relevant to this epic tale. Of course, an Orange is the New Black star dating an Orange is the New Black writer does potentially create some professional conflicts of interest. The most romantic Hollywood industry love story of all time. Immediately, she and her husband filed for divorce.
So I guess it makes perfect sense that I write comedy. Morelli came out as gay in a touching essay for in May, explaining that writing about the series' main character Piper Chapman Taylor Schilling and her ex-girlfriend Alex Vause Laura Prepon helped her to understand her own sexuality just months after marrying her then-husband. 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. It was a small gesture, but my first step toward feeling accepted and quietly accepting myself. Once Lauren realized her truth, she came out to her family, friends and co-workers. Morelli is now reportedly dating one of the Netflix series' female stars, Samira Wiley.