Laverne Cox Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

13th February 2017

Quote: "I'm not sure I would even be able to talk. Can I tell you that I was thinking about the very idea of possibly being able to finally meet her tonight in my living room earlier and I just started crying uncontrollably. I think it's because I've been Destiny's Child like all the way back in the day fan and she's inspired so many of my looks and when I was shooting Rocky Horror Picture Show I was like, 'OK Beyonce dances this hard, I gotta step up my game.' So for 20 years it's been (about) Beyonce." Orange is the New Black star Laverne Cox is hoping to finally meet Beyonce at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (12Feb17).

14th October 2016

Quote: "I'd never felt that kind of professional pressure ever in my life. I was like, 'Oh my God, this movie has meant so much to the fans for 41 years...' and Tim Curry is so iconic in this role, I was so nervous. I was like, 'I can't F it up', and so I worked harder than I've ever worked." Orange is the New Black's Laverne Cox felt intense pressure playing Dr. Frank-N-Furter in the upcoming U.S. TV adaptation of cult movie musical The Rocky Horror Picture Show.

20th August 2015

Quote: "What I love about this city is that we know how to leave each other alone. It's great to be neighbourly but you can also be anonymous and disappear. I also walk really fast. I hate being behind slow walkers. I hate it. That's a very New York thing." Actress Laverne Cox tells My Town magazine about her Big Apple loves and hates.

18th May 2015

Quote: "It's always powerful when another transgender person comes forward and tells the truth of who they are, because it gives folks an idea of the rich tapestry and diversity that is the transgender community, so I'm excited." Orange is the New Black star and transgender activist Laverne Cox is looking forward to watching Bruce Jenner's upcoming reality TV series, which will document his transition from a man to a woman.

10th May 2015

Fact: Stars including Lynda Carter and transgender actress Laverne Cox turned out for U.S. charity GLAAD's 2015 Media Awards in New York on Saturday (09May15). During the ceremony, actress-turned-TV personality KELLY RIPA was honoured with the Excellence in Media prize in recognition of her support for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community.

11th February 2015

Fact: Orange Is The New Black star Laverne Cox is on the verge of making history as the star of new legal drama Doubt - if the CBS show is picked up, Cox will become the first transgender lead in U.S television history.

22nd December 2014

Fact: Beyonce made Orange Is The New Black star Laverne Cox's Christmas complete by sending the actress a holiday card and gift last week (ends21Dec14).

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