It is implied that Poussey is in love with Taystee, but the feelings are not mutual.Vee approaches Poussey about selling her toilet hooch, but Poussey rejects this idea because she prefers to share it with her friends.Taystee reassures her that she will always be there for Poussey, but Poussey states that would not be enough.
Eventually she confronted the Oberstleutnant and attempted to pull out a gun.
Her father stopped her and announced his acceptance of her sexuality ("You Also Have a Pizza").
At one point, Suzanne threatens and physically assaults her on Vee's non-verbal command, which causes deep emotional trauma.
Eventually, a drunk Poussey causes irreparable damage to Vee's tobacco business by stomping on several tins of tobacco and pouring bleach on them.
She says the story line between Piper Chapman (Taylor Schilling) and her ex-girlfriend Alex Vause (Laura Prepon) was a huge push for her to come out, after only being married a few months.
PHOTOS: Stars Who've Come Out as Bisexual"I was nervous about the first love scene I'd written for Alex and Piper," Morelli wrote in an essay for in May. I was married to a man, but I wasn't straight.""I found a mouthpiece for my own desires and a glimmer of what my future could look like," she added of the characters.
Later, Poussey and Soso are seen holding hands and joking around on the beach behind Litchfield, implying a budding relationship ("Trust No Bitch").
Poussey is overjoyed when her favorite celebrity chef Judy King is sent to Litchfield.
Realizing that Poussey cannot be intimidated, Vee decides to mollify her by ejecting Taystee from the gang.
Poussey and Taystee later make up after a final confrontation in the library.
star Laverne Cox enjoying the "LA lifestyle", Matt sparked all sorts of rumours about the potential return and redemption of Bennett in series 5.