Late Show: Orange Is the New Black's Natasha Lyonne slipped a spoiler to a TSA agent
Natasha Lyonne was not at liberty to say whether she’d be back for Orange Is the New Black season 4. As she told Stephen Colbert on The Late Show, “it’s a very high-stakes situation.” The good news is, she was able to get through her promotional rounds for other projects without revealing anything. The bad news is, she then slipped a big one to an airport TSA agent.
“I get through this whole day. Gangbusters, I did not reveal a single spoiler,” Lyonne recalled about dodging questions from the press (even giving EW a shout-out). However, things took a turn when she was at an airport to go visit her boyfriend.
“A nice, lovely TSA agent said, ‘Ah, I’m such a big fan of the show. Are you coming back this year?’ And, without looking, without blinking, I said, ‘Yes, of course.’ It was such a weird moment.” Nothing came of it, but it didn’t stop the actress from going into panic mode.
Watch the clip from Lyonne on The Late Show above.
Season 4 of Orange Is the New Black is now available on Netflix.
Orange Is the New Black
Jenji Kohan’s absorbing ensemble dramedy, based on Piper Kerman’s memoir of the same name, takes viewers inside the walls of Litchfield, a minimum security women’s prison where nothing’s as simple as it seems—especially the inmates.