Former Olympian and transgender Caitlyn Jenner (formerly Bruce Jenner) will not be a guest at Litchfield after all.
A Netflix spokesperson told Digital Spy that the rumors swirling about Caitlyn Jenner appearing as a love interest to interest to Laverne Cox's character Sophia Burset in upcoming season 4 of Orange is the New Black is not true.
"It's not true," the spokesperson said when asked to comment on the wild speculations.
Rumors that Jenner will be casted on the critically acclaimed drama series began swirling a few weeks ago. The reports claimed that the reality TV star of the famed Keeping Up With The Kardashian's would play a Litchfield inmate who sides with Sophia in an ongoing bullying storyline.
Jenner and Cox have actually meat earlier this year following the former's revelation as a transgender in an article in Vanity Fair. Cox commented then, "What I think is so beautiful about my visibility and Caitlyn's is that diverse representation of trans people in the media is so important."
Dascha Polanco, Danielle Brooks and Adrienne C. Moore Enjoy Some 'Break Out Time' at U.S. Open
With Orange is The New Black Season 4 still in production, several of its co-stars, including
Dascha Polanco, Danielle Brooks and Adrienne C. Moore staged a 'break-out' and enjoyed some free time outside the jailhouse to watch the U.S. Open tennis championship, reported the Daily Mail.
The three women were spotted enjoying a day outside the prison watching the top-ranked tennis tournament at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in the Flushing neighborhood of Queens in New York.
Polanco, Brooks and Moore appeared to be enjoying the match between top-seeded Novak Djokovic and Roberto Bautista Agut on September 13. Djokovic trounced Agut in four sets in that game.
According to the report, Dascha, 33, who the character plays Dayanara 'Daya' Diaz, was seen wearing a revealing romper with a white bodice and pale blue shorts topped with a pale blue zip up jacket instead of the usual orange prison overalls she usually wears in the fictional Litchfield Correctional Facility for women in upstate New York.
Brooks, who plays Tasha 'Taystee' Jefferson, was wearing a green, long-sleeved T-shirt and ripped jeans. She was also wearing her hair in tight curls with a scarf. Moore, who portrays 'Black Cindy' Hayes was the most colourful of the three in an eye-popping pink blouse with her Afro combed out to sit high on her head.
Season 4 of Orange is The New Black is currently in production for a 2016 release. Taylor Schilling, Laura Prepon, Uzo Aduba and Cox are expected to return for the new season, while Jackie Cruz and Lea DeLaria are promoted to series regulars.