Orange is the New Black changes real-life prison: Sheriff says he’s banning orange jumpsuits because of Netflix show.

Orange Is the New Black Is Making One Real-Life Sheriff Very Unhappy (Video)

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July 24 2014 1:35 PM

Bring Back the Stripes

A sheriff claims Orange Is the New Black is forcing him to change outfits for the incarcerated.

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"When the lines get blurred between the culture outside the jail and the culture within the jail, I have to do something to redefine those boundaries,” the sheriff said.

Jim Festante is an actor/writer in Los Angeles and regular video contributor to Slate. He is the author of the Image Comics miniseries The End Times of Bram and Ben.

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