'Orange Is the New Black' Creator: Even in Prison, 'You Need Your Sexuality'

Jenji Kohan acknowledges that there is a through-line between her housewife-turned-drug dealer Nancy Botwin (Mary-Louise Parker) from Showtime's "Weeds," and the girl-next-door-turned-jailbird Piper Chapman (Taylor Schilling) on Netflix's "Orange Is the New Black."

"I think [they're] certainly from a similar socioeconomic background," the series creator said on a press call. "They're both hot. They both have that sort of adventure junkie dream in them where they pursue danger."



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