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Would love to have Spears on ‘Orange Is New Black’: Taryn Mannings


Taryn Mannings

Los Angeles: Actress Taryn Manning says she would be happy to have singer and her “Crossroads” co-star Britney Spears on the former’s hit comedy drama “Orange Is the New Black”. Manning, 36, and Spears, 33, co-starred in the 2002 coming-of-age film “Crossroads”, which has remained the singer’s biggest acting credit to date. The pop star will now be seen as a guest-star on TV show “Jane the Virgin”. Manning praised Spears’ acting skills, saying she is sincere in her work, reported Entertainment Weekly. “Of course! I want Britney everywhere,” Manning said, when asked if she would want the pop star on her show. “She’s such a good actor I feel they can do anything with her. I was so impressed working with her. She’s so sincere in her acting. (With Crossroads) everyone was maybe hoping she wouldn’t be good, but she was great.”