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Vegan actor Ruby Rose has landed the role of Batwoman, the first-ever openly gay/gender-fluid superhero to appear on TV.

According to Mashable, aside from her talent, Rose was awarded the role because, like Batwoman – aka Kate Kane – she identifies as a lesbian. Producers wanted a gay actor to play the role to better inform the part and make Kane more authentic.

A fierce superhero, Kane is reportedly a highly trained street fighter who is “armed with a passion for social justice and a flair for speaking her mind.”

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Much like Batwoman, Rose has a reputation for speaking out about important issues like animal rights and veganism.

 

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In October, she encouraged her followers to ditch animal products following a salmonella outbreak, and she regularly shoes her co-stars the benefits of plant-based food. In August, fellow actor Nina Dobrev revealed she was trying to go vegan after trying plant-based Impossible Burgers with Rose.

Earlier this year, the new Batwoman invested in Rebbl, a plant-based beverage brand. Rose stated she invested in the brand not only because of its plant-based products but also because of its strong social justice vision. The sustainable super herb elixir company is on a mission to end human trafficking, with 2.5 percent of each sale donated to the cause.

 

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Speaking about the partnership with Rose, Rebbl CEO Sheryl O’Loughlin said, “Ruby is the perfect most harmonious fit for our brand and company. Not only is she a plant-based super-herb-loving rebel, but she is an authentic advocate for social justice and is truly Rebbl-hearted in her approach to work, philanthropy, and life.”

Rose will make her debut as social justice warrior and badass superhero Batwoman on December 9, on the CW Network’s superhero crossover event “Elsewhere.” Arrow, The Flash, and Supergirl will also appear in the three-night special, which Rose has already posted on social media about, offering fans an exclusive look at her costume.

Earlier this year, after her role was announced, Rose said“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.”


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DC Comics Cast Badass Vegan Celeb Ruby Rose as Batwoman
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DC Comics Cast Badass Vegan Celeb Ruby Rose as Batwoman
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Vegan actor Ruby Rose has landed the role of Batwoman - aka Kate Kane - the first-ever openly gay superhero to appear on TV.
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