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Lorraine Toussaint On Being On The Academy Board

Lorraine Toussaint On Being On The Academy Board

Lorraine Toussaint was at “The Music Centre” and spoke about the amazing career she has and just how busy she has been over the past couple of years. She also shared with Entertainment Scoop what projects she currently has in the pipelines. Lorraine Toussaint spoke candidly about being a black woman in Hollywood and shared the news of recently being admitted to the academy board, so she will have some input in selecting future Oscar winners.

Lorraine Toussaint From Orange Is The New Black

Lorraine Toussaint is most recently known for her work on the hit Netflix original series “Orange is the New Black” where she played the role of Yvonne “Vee” Parker, the main antagonist in the second series, a role for which she received praise as well as a SAG awards and a Critics Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.


Lorraine Toussaint also received praise for her role in the 2014 award winning movie “Selma” for which she played Amelia Boynton Robinson. Walking gracefully up the red carpet with her adorable little daughter Samara, the two smiled brightly for the cameras. Entertainment Scoop was in poised position on the carpet and European correspondent Eve Anthony was on hand with the questions.
Little Samara gave everyone some laughs when she replied “No” to being asked whether she would want to follow the same career path as her famous mother. Instead she shared her excitement at being able to watch ballet dancer Misty Copeland perform during the honouring of Moreno. Toussaint will be returning to our screens as Donna Rosewood on the FOX drama series Rosewood.

This year “The Music Centre” based in Los Angeles chose to honour star entertainer Rita Moreno at The Summer Soiree. Moreno who at the age of 85 and showing no signs of slowing down has wowed audiences with her performances over a career that has spanned decades.


The stars came out in force to show their support and revealed just how much of an impact Moreno and her career have had on the entertainment world.
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