TMZ reports that the “Orange Is the New Black” star Michelle Hurst who plays Miss Claudette has finally awakened from a medically-induced coma. Doctors placed her into the coma after she suffered major trauma in a recent car accident around the holidays.
According to Hurst’s family, Michelle was placed in a 16-day coma so that doctors could perform surgeries close to her spine.
Hurst is currently recovering in the ICU at UNC Chapel Hill Hospital in North Carolina.
Details surrounding the accident are unclear.
The Urban Daily sends our thoughts out to Michelle as well as to her family and friends. We hope she has a speedy recovery!
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