Orange Is the New Black Stars Kill It On the Cover of Essence

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Orange Is the New Black stars Laverne Cox, Samira Wiley, Danielle Brooks, Vicki Jeudy, Adrienne C. Moore and Uzo Adubo grace the July cover of Essence and it’s pretty damn stunning.


The whole reference to the color orange is a little on the nose but damn if it isn’t the perfect color on all of these ridiculously beautiful women. It also doesn’t hurt that the melanin is, indeed, on fleek—as the youth would say.


Don’t let the lames and E! Online fool you, THIS is what a true squad looks like.

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I don’t think Samira gets enough love (I don’t mean from you, I just mean in general). She is such a beautiful woman. Why aren’t fashion mags snapping her up for photospreads? Her lovely, almost regal, delicate beauty would translate so well.