Martha Stewart is not a fan of Netflix’s hit show, Orange Is the New Black.
In an new interview with Chelsea Handler, she says that it’s “too close to home,” referring to the fact that she was convicted of insider trading in 2004 and served five months at Connecticut’s Danbury Federal Correctional Institution — the same prison the Netflix show’s Litchfield facility is based on.
“It’s not as good as the real thing,” Martha said on Handler’s Netflix talk show. “When you live through something like ‘Orange Is the New Black,’ the real characters are better.”
She added that there was only one television in a room with hard chairs, and that she didn’t get to freely watch what she wanted to.
“In prison it was BET at all times of the night. I had to get up really early to watch the news … So if I wanted to watch the stock market and stuff like that I had to get up really early and watch it by myself.”
Martha Stewart was forced to watch BET? We’re laughing at the visual. Check out the clip below.