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Ruby Rose is set to play Batwoman in a new TV Series

It will be the first lesbian superhero in a lead role.

RUBY ROSE HAS been chosen to play Batwoman and in the process is making TV history.

The Meg Premiere - Los Angeles Source: SIPA USA/PA Images

It’s the first time that a TV series will feature a lesbian superhero in a lead role.

The Orange Is The New Black actress announced the news last night via her Instagram.

ruby rose Source: instagram/rubyrose

In the post, she said:

The Bat is out of the bag and I am beyond thrilled and honored. I’m also an emotional wreck.. because this is a childhood dream. This is something I would have died to have seen on TV when I was a young member of the LGBT community who never felt represented on tv and felt alone and different. Thank you everyone. Thank you god.

It’s planned that Batwoman will appear first in a crossover event in December in Arrow-verse and if it goes well, there will be an original stand-alone TV series.

There was a mixed reaction to the news of the casting – some thought it was an excellent casting…

Some people were learning some facts.

 However there was a substantial portion who weren’t that delighted by the news:

Some felt that it wasn’t relevant if the actress was a lesbian, but if the writers of the characters were:

Do you think the casting of Ruby Rose is right?


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