In case you missed it, Laura Prepon will only grace our screens for one episode of Orange Is The New Black in the upcoming season.
Which subsequently lead to something best described as a complete melt-down by avid fans:
Because, after all, this turn of events can only be described as an absolute tragedy.
It was hard not to fall for Alex's charm throughout season one and we were confident she would stay in our lives for a long time to come.
How can she simply abandon this ship — as if that first season meant nothing?
Without Alex, who will give us butterflies simply by walking into a room?
Who will bestow upon us all those valuable life lessons?
After all, who else can turn the sweatpants and wife-beater combo into a casual/chic enemble?
And it's doubtful anyone else will perfect the art of rolling up sleeves JUST so:
At the heart of this tragedy is the loss of those beautiful eyes.
Those eyes, with which she gave the strongest side-eye that ever side-eyed:
Maybe the most dire of problems; all the Vause merch we now don't know what to do with.
I bought those thick-rimmed glasses on sale, I can't take them back!