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Danielle Brooks Almost Turned Down The Role Of Taystee On "OITNB" Because Of Too Much Nudity

The show would have never been the same!

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But in a recent interview with People, Brooks revealed that she came thisclose to turning down her now-iconic role:

To be honest I didn’t know Orange was going to be one of those dream jobs...I almost turned it down in the beginning because there was possibility for nudity, but I’m really glad I didn’t do that.

What?! I honestly couldn't imagine OITNB with anyone but Danielle Brooks playing Taystee...

Thankfully, we don't have to live in that world — Brooks is thrilled she took the role of Taystee and looks forward to landing even more amazing acting gigs in the future:

Getting to work with so many incredible women and getting to play this character that has just grown tremendously throughout the season — I just pray for 100 times more chances like this in my career.

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