Martha Stewart talks Orange Is the New Black with Chelsea Handler
Martha Stewart has moved past her prison days in the decade since serving time, but she’s not shy about her experience.
During her appearance on Wednesday’s episode of Chelsea on Neflix, Stewart revealed to host Chelsea Handler that she does not watch the acclaimed Netflix prison drama Orange Is the New Black.
“Too close to home?” Handler quipped, alluding to Stewart’s five-month stint in prison. (In 2004, the domestic diva was found guilty of obstructing justice and lying to investigators in an insider trading case.)
Poised as ever, Stewart replied, “Well, no, it’s not as good as the real thing. When you live through Orange Is the New Black, the real characters are better.”
As it turns out, Stewart might be missing out on OITNB‘s tribute to her. Season 3 introduced TV-personality-turned-inmate Judy King (Blair Brown), who’s set to have a bigger role in the upcoming season.
When Handler asked what the lifestyle icon watched in prison, Stewart admitted options were limited because the one TV was usually occupied.
“If I wanted to watch the stock market and stuff like that, I’d have to get up really early and watch if by myself,” the media mogul said.
Through the rest of the interview, Handler grilled Stewart about other popular shows – including Game of Thrones and Breaking Bad – all while doubly promoting Netflix’s archive.
Stewart’s appearance on Chelsea will be available to stream on Netflix at 12:01 a.m. PT. Orange Is the New Black’s fourth season streams June 12.