Laverne Cox Dishes On How She Went From Reality Star To Prominent TV Actress
Laverne Cox Agrees To Guest Star On Black-ish After Emmys On-Air Invite From Anthony Anderson: 'I'll Be There!'
Laverne Cox just landed her next acting gig.
Cox has always been upfront about her love for Queen Bey and now the two have something cooking.
WATCH: Laverne Cox Honored by New York City Mayor with Her Own Day
The always stunning Laverne Cox celebrates a birthday today (May 29) and we're taking a moment to acknowledge the jaw-dropping moments this bombshell has delivered on the red carpet. See her most fabulous looks here!
Doubt star Laverne Cox dropped in to speak with ESSENCE about her new CBS drama, in which she makes history as the first transgender series regular played by a transgender actress on broadcast televsion, and reveals which of Orange Is The New Black's Litchfield ladies she'd defend if she were a lawyer. Find out which character she thinks deserves freedom in the video above.
It's no surprise that Laverne Cox is a part of the Beyhive. The 'Orange is the New Black' star — who famously killed it on the stage to Destiny's Child's 'Lose My Breath' in Lip Sync Battle — stopped by ESSENCE to talk about the Grammys and all things Queen Bey, saying the star helped her come into her womanhood. "When I discovered Beyoncé, when she was a member Destiny's Child, I was also in the beginning of my transition," Cox said. "I was trying to find my look and find my womanhood. I came into my womanhood listening to DC." She continued, saying that women like Serena Williams, Viola Davis and Bey are examples we should all look up to. "When you're a Black woman, you have to be the very best at what you do." Check out the interview above.
The actress gives all of the details behind her show-stopping dress!
Watch a sneak peek of Orange Is the New Black stars Laverne Cox and Samira Wiley's Lip Sync Battle performances.
If you didn't catch Laverne Cox on Thursday night starring as Dr. Frank-N-Furter in Fox's live televised performance of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, we've got you covered! The stunning actress was a sensation in the remake of the cult classic film and we're rounded up every single head-turning look she rocked. And if you like what you see -- which we're sure you will -- it might remind you of a certain superstar. Cox said that playing Rocy Horror's fierece doctor was inspired by Beyoncé. Gotta love it!