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Wherever she ends up, orange will be the new black for Ghislaine ...


Wherever she ends up, orange will be the new black for Ghislaine Maxwell

The sex trafficker’s lawyers have requested she be sent to the prison that inspired the Netflix series

Chris Dolmetsch

Ghislaine Maxwell could spend her 20-year sentence in the low-security facility that was the inspiration for the women’s prison in Netflix’s Orange is the New Black.

US circuit judge Alison Nathan recommended Maxwell serve her time in the Federal Correctional Institution in Danbury, Connecticut, a 1,000-inmate facility about 90km from New York City. Maxwell’s lawyers requested she be sent to Danbury after she was sentenced on Tuesday. 

Piper Kerman chronicled her 15-month stint at Danbury on drug charges in a book that was later adapted into the series. The comedy-drama, which featured a fictionalised version of Kerman called Piper Chapman, was one of the streaming service’s first original productions...

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