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Ruby Rose just got emotional while explaining why being cast as Batwoman is so important for lesbian representation.
Rose said on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night (8 August): ‘I’m so thrilled.
‘It’s a game changer,’ she said. ‘Growing up [and] watching TV, I never saw somebody that I could identify with… let alone a superhero!’
She said she lives by two mottos in her life – ‘Be yourself because everyone else is taken’ and ‘Be the person that you needed when you were younger’.
— Fallon Tonight (@FallonTonight) August 9, 2018
The conversation continues and Fallon revealed Rose goes into hospitals to visit sick kids, but now she can go in dressed as Batwoman.
She responded: ‘Wow, not only can kids watch this growing up and relate to it and feel empowered and think that they can be a superhero. But also, I can go and do these things like visiting hospitals and kids and people in need.
‘It’s a really amazing opportunity,’ she said.
Ruby Rose: ‘Yeah, no – still gay’
Rose stars in the recent movie release The Meg.
On her co-star Jason Statham, Rose said: ‘Isn’t he a babe?’
Fallon responds: ‘He is a babe, yeah. I wasn’t gonna say that.’
Rose replies: ‘Trust me, it’s the same for me to say as you to say it. That’s how much of a babe he is.
She added: ‘Every time he took his top off, I was like: “Yeah, no, still gay. But like really good!”‘