Orange is the New Black's Taylor Schilling Lived 'Chaotic' Childhood
Here’s what the 30-year-old Orange is the New Black star had to share with the mag:
On her unconventional upbringing, which saw her splitting her time between her divorced parents: “I think I was just born rogue… My parents did not have a good relationship. There was no sense of, ‘This is where you belong. This is how you have a friend over for a tea party. This is how you go to a dance’. It was chaotic. I thought, well, I might as well go off-map.”
On feeling like she doesn’t fit in: “It’s an asset and it’s a liability. It can feel painful to be on the outside looking in, and it can be incredibly liberating to say, ‘Alright, I’ve got nothing to lose.’”
On relocating to Los Angeles after Orange Is the New Black wraps: “I am an East Coast person through and through. But I like coming here [to LA] to blend in. And my plan, after I’m done with Orange, is to relocate here. But who knows when that will be? I might be 80, still in prison…”
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