Why Danielle Brooks' Parents Were Wary Of Her 'Orange Is The New Black' Role

July 15, 2014 9:22 PM

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Danielle Brooks' character Taystee became an instant fan favorite when "Orange Is The Black" was first released on Netflix last summer, but she got some resistance from her parents before the camera ever started rolling.

When Brooks dropped by the HuffPost Live studio to talk about the second season of the acclaimed prison dramedy, host Marc Lamont Hill asked whether the racy content on the show ever made waves with Brooks' family. The actress said the script ruffled her mother and father's feathers from early on.

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