“Orange Is The New Black” Writer Divorces Husband, Is Now Dating Samira Wiley (aka Poussey)

“Orange Is The New Black” Writer Divorces Husband, Is Now Dating Samira Wiley (aka Poussey)

Back in May, Orange writer Lauren Morelli wrote a brave op-ed about how she realized she was gay while on the set of the Netflix series. This was an issue, since she had just married a man a few months before moving to New York for the show.

She wrote:

“I went through it all on set: I fell in love with a woman, and I watched my life play out on screen.”

Now, according to reports from TMZ, Morelli has filed for divorce from her husband of two years, and is dating actress Samira Wiley, who plays Orange’s Poussey. (Perhaps real-life Wiley inspired the “I told you scissoring wasn’t a thing” line? We know too much!)

The adorable Morelli and Wiley have hinted at their relationship with some Instagram shots over the last few months: