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"Orange Is The New Black" Cast Superlatives With Samira Wiley And Matt McGorry

We asked two members of the Orange Is the New Black cast to assign classic yearbook superlatives to their co-stars. These are their answers.

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When the actors who play Poussey Washington and Officer Bennett on Netflix's insanely marathon-able Orange Is the New Black visited the BuzzFeed offices, we simply had to ask them to call out their cast mates' behavior on set. For more, read on!


Both: Obviously.

Samira: She talks and talks...

Matt: She's like the underdog, you always forget!

Samira: She's SUCH a sweetie, though.

Matt: She is.


Samira: Yeah, probably me.


Samira: I don't even know what people's night lives [are] like.

Matt: OK, so we're on the same page.

Samira: We, you know. We know how to have a good time.

Matt: We do.

(Both laugh)


Matt: I feel like Lea's flirtiness combines with her class-clown-ness and she'll hit on people and it's just a like a big combination of things.

Samira: It's kind of like — you know it's innocent. She's just doing it for laughs. And then, Danielle: She's just such a burst of light and energy. She's always making me laugh. I don't even think she's trying to but I'm laughing.

Matt: And I think Lea's background in stand-up means that she likes to throw shit in and get the last word — in the best possible way.

Samira: She does awesome stand-up.

Matt: Yeah she does.


Matt: How about Most Often Singer?

Samira: She sings, like, hip-hop songs but as opera. Like she'll sing that Kelis song. Like, all the time. (sings in an operatic voice) "My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard..."

Matt: She'll do classical dance with it too.

Samira: Pirouettes.

Matt: Lea's actually an amazing singer too. There's a lot of [great singers] in the cast.

Matt: Awwww.