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Laverne Cox Used Beyoncé as Motivation on Physically Challenging Rocky Horror Shoots

Originally posted 09/06/2016 03:45PM

Queen Bey inspires everyone to work hard – including Laverne Cox!

Appearing on the cover of Cosmopolitan's October issue, Cox revealed that thinking of Beyoncé kept her motivated while filming difficult shoots on the upcoming The Rocky Horror Picture Show TV remake.

"There were so many moments when I was shooting Rocky Horror and I'd be exhausted," the Orange is the New Black star recounts. "My body would be hurting and I'd be like, 'Beyoncé. Beyoncé does this.' You have to just put in the work."

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Laverne Cox Opens Up About How The Rocky Horror Picture Show Impacted Her Before Her Transition

Originally posted 08/09/2016 04:20PM

Even though Laverne Cox is stepping into the iconic role of Dr. Frank-N-Furter in the 2016 remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, the actress admitted she didn't see the musical until fairly late in life.

"I didn't discover Rocky Horror until college," Cox told reporters at Monday's Fox All-Star Party in Los Angeles. "The first time I saw it, I was like, 'What is this? This is me.' It felt like me. Frank-N-Furter felt like me."

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Laverne Cox Shows Off Her Natural Beauty in No Makeup, No Wig Selfie

Laverne Cox Shows Off Her Natural Beauty in No Makeup, No Wig Selfie

Originally posted 08/05/2016 11:40AM

The actress stripped down for her latest Instagram selfie

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Tim Curry Is Doing the Time Warp Again as Fox Screens 25 Minutes of Upcoming Rocky Horror Re-Imagining

Originally posted 07/21/2016 05:40PM

Thursday was a double feature of fun for Rocky Horror Picture Show fans.

First Fox released a new promo for its re-imagining of the cult favorite in which everybody – including returning legend Tim Curry and new leading lady Laverne Cox – proved ready to do the Time Warp again.

The new trailer showed the first glimpse of Curry in action since he handed over his fishnets to Cox and is taking on the narrator role, as well as newcomer Staz Nair as Dr. Frank-N-Furter's titular beefcake creation, Rocky.

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Laverne Cox Reveals Her 'Surgeon' After Being Accused of Getting a Nose Job

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Laverne Cox Reveals Her 'Surgeon' After Being Accused of Getting a Nose Job

Originally posted 07/19/2016 02:55PM

#NoFilter is the way to go!

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Celebrities Cannot Get Over Serena Williams' Epic Win at Wimbledon

Celebrities Cannot Get Over Serena Williams' Epic Win at Wimbledon

Originally posted 07/09/2016 03:35PM

Serena Williams just won her seventh Wimbledon single match – and 22nd Grand Slam championship – and celebrities are freaking out.

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Jesse Williams, Rashida Jones and More React to Police Shootings: 'I Can't Wake Up to Another Innocent Black Man Gone'

Originally posted 07/07/2016 01:00PM

Expressing outrage and demanding change, celebrities including John Legend, Justin Timberlake, and Jesse Williams are speaking out on social media after two African-American men, Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, were killed in officer-related shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota earlier this week within a 48-hour span.

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OITNB Star Jackie Cruz Opens Up About Her Near-Fatal Car Accident

Originally posted 06/21/2016 10:30PM

Orange Is the New Black star Jackie Cruz did not have an easy route to fame

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Laverne Cox Has Helped Jackie Cruz Understand Her Own Transgender Cousin: 'She's Changed My Way of Thinking'

Originally posted 06/21/2016 03:35PM

Orange Is the New Black breakout star Laverne Cox has helped a lot of people by bravely sharing her story – including a fellow cast mate.

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