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& # 39; Who knows if there's a bit of copycatting going on & # 39 ;: Wentworth star Celia Ireland (photo) told The Daily Telegraph Tuesday that fellow prison drama Orange Is The New Black has a curiously similar plot to the Australian show

& # 39; Who knows, if there's a bit of copycatting going on & # 39 ;: Wentworth star Celia Ireland says fellow prison drama Orange Is The New Black has an oddly similar plot to the Australian show

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The Australian prison drama Wentworth and the American series Orange Is The New Black have similar themes.

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But one of the stars from Wentworth, Celia Ireland, says she has noticed a very striking similarity in a recent plot on OITNB.

In the local series, the character Liz from Celia developed early dementia in season six, which was broadcast last year.

& # 39; Who knows if there's a bit of copycatting going on & # 39 ;: Wentworth star Celia Ireland (photo) told The Daily Telegraph Tuesday that fellow prison drama Orange Is The New Black has a curiously similar plot to the Australian show

& # 39; Who knows if there's a bit of copycatting going on & # 39 ;: Wentworth star Celia Ireland (photo) told The Daily Telegraph Tuesday that fellow prison drama Orange Is The New Black has a curiously similar plot to the Australian show

In the seventh season of Orange Is The New Black, currently aired, Red, played by Kate Mulgrew, develops the same disease.

Speak against The Daily Telegraph, Celia said: & # 39; It's very interesting, because that storyline for my character was very early in the broadcast last year, very early in season six, Liz is diagnosed with early-onset dementia. & # 39;

She added: & # 39; Who knows if there's a bit of copycatting going on, but it's a very interesting storyline. & # 39;

Sick story: In the local series, the character Liz of Celia (photo) developed early dementia in season six, which was broadcast last year

Sick story: In the local series, the character Liz of Celia (photo) developed early dementia in season six, which was broadcast last year

Sick story: In the local series, the character Liz of Celia (photo) developed early dementia in season six, which was broadcast last year

Similar? In the seventh season of Orange Is The New Black, currently aired, Red, played by Kate Mulgrew (photo), develops the same disease

Similar? In the seventh season of Orange Is The New Black, currently aired, Red, played by Kate Mulgrew (photo), develops the same disease

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Similar? In the seventh season of Orange Is The New Black, currently aired, Red, played by Kate Mulgrew (photo), develops the same disease

Daily Mail Australia has contacted Netflix Australia for comments.

Orange Is The New Black is currently broadcasting its seventh and final season.

Piper Chapman, played by Taylor Schilling, is overwhelmed as she tries to get used to her new freedom.

Celia said: & # 39; It's very interesting, because that storyline for my character was very early in the broadcast last year, very early in season six, Liz is diagnosed with early-onset dementia. Who knows if there is a bit of copycatting going on & # 39;

Celia said: & # 39; It's very interesting, because that storyline for my character was very early in the broadcast last year, very early in season six, Liz is diagnosed with early-onset dementia. Who knows if there is a bit of copycatting going on & # 39;

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Celia said: & # 39; It's very interesting, because that storyline for my character was very early in the broadcast last year, very early in season six, Liz is diagnosed with early-onset dementia. Who knows if there is a bit of copycatting going on & # 39;

In an interview with The Sunday Telegraph, the 34-year-old actress said she has trouble imagining a future without Piper, but is ready to move forward.

& # 39; It is so wild to look back on these last seven years. I made and played some movies between seasons & # 39 ;, she told the publication.

& # 39; But for this to be definitively over, such a & # 39; is such a good time to continue in different ways & # 39 ;, she added.

Furthermore: Orange Is The New Black is currently broadcasting its seventh and final season. It targets Piper Chapman, played by Taylor Schilling (photo)

Furthermore: Orange Is The New Black is currently broadcasting its seventh and final season. It targets Piper Chapman, played by Taylor Schilling (photo)

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Furthermore: Orange Is The New Black is currently broadcasting its seventh and final season. It targets Piper Chapman, played by Taylor Schilling (photo)

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