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Laura Prepon Exits 'Orange is the New Black' as Regular

Laura Prepon Exits 'Orange is the New Black' as Regular

Laura Prepon will not be returning as a series regular for the upcoming second season of Orange is the New Black, close sources to the show tell Buzzfeed.

The 33-year-old actress will be appearing in some episodes for the next season to wrap up her character’s story line.

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Orange Is the New Black centers on “Piper Chapman (Taylor Schilling), a woman in her thirties who is sentenced to 15 months in prison after she is convicted of a decade old crime of transporting money for her drug dealing girlfriend (Prepon).”

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19 Responses to “Laura Prepon Exits 'Orange is the New Black' as Regular”

  1. 1
    CM Says:

    No! I’m not okay with this :’(

  2. 2
    jane Says:


  3. 3
    ash Says:

    WTF?!!! why????

  4. 4
    Alaia Says:


  5. 5
    Paulie Says:

    Prepon doesn’t like the lesbionic attention. That’s the rumor.

  6. 6
    Sophia Says:

    Oops, her scientology friends didn’t like the lesbian content too much huh? Or she got greedy for more money but failed at providing a compelling argument.

  7. 7
    Dani Says:

    I call bullish*t on this one. No one is confirming it and she just was quoted for second season saying “you don’t fix whats not broken”. im thinking its rumor mill…..

  8. 8
    Kristy Says:

    This is devastating news! I’ve watched the entire first season of this show in a span of 2 days and i’m obsessed! I hope they make up for her departure with some epic plot lines

  9. 9
    SHINE Says:

    @Sophia most religions dont likes lesbians

  10. 10
    Adriana Says:

    Netflix denied.

  11. 11
    araT Says:


    This. 100%. I call ‘False’ until Netflix/JK/Prepon confirm it.

  12. 12
    greckos Says:

    who cares? it’s a chick show – chick shows blow. why don’t you people watch an actual good TV show like breaking bad.

  13. 13
    ethel Says:

    oh NO I love Alex! hope it’s not true…

  14. 14
    Amy Says:

    @greckos: sexist ass.

  15. 15
    Dack Uliy Says:

    Good grief! Hold everything. That big dike makes the whole show. Uggg.

  16. 16
    Leni Says:

    I like the show, but she’s not my favourite part of it. I doubt it’s because she doesn’t like the “lesbian attention”, since she filmed multiple gay sex scenes… she doesn’t strike me as an idiot.

  17. 17
    Pinci Says:

    that’s a lose for the show

  18. 18
    Isabella Says:

    Seams its true. It’s sad, because Alex is amazing, Laura Prepon is hot, and the romance between piper and alex seams so real. everybody is in love with both. It’s a huge lose. It’s sad as well, because it’s clear shes leaving because of her religion. sucks. hope this time they get someone who doesnt have a problem with that. Laura leaviing because of the “lesbian attention” is a huge frustration for the gay community.

  19. 19
    Rose Arcand. Says:

    Alex is the most interesting and passionate. All is lost.

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