When Taylor Schilling put her phone on airplane mode this morning, she had no idea what she was missing. But eventually, Schilling realized her mistake, called her publicist, and got the good news that she’d been nominated for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy in the 2014 Emmy race. The Orange is the New Black star is a first-time nominee, and we got her on the phone to chat about the nomination, her favorite OITNB scene and more.
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: How are you?
TAYLOR SCHILLING: I’m doing pretty well. I had a really good morning. I’m not having a bad day.
Where were you when you found out?
I was at home. I don’t know. I like to put my phone on vibrate—I mean my phone on airplane mode—and I left my house. I don’t know what I was doing. I was late for work, and I was like, “I don’t want to be inside when I find out,” so I went outside. I was walking by the Hudson river.
Oh, that’s nice.
Yeah I guess so. I don’t know what I was doing. I was late for work. I don’t know what I was doing. I just started walking. READ FULL STORY