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Ruby Rose Congratulates Javicia Leslie On Her New 'Batwoman' Role

Ruby Rose is really excited to hear who is taking over her title as Batwoman!

The former star of the CW series headed to her Instagram page to congratulate Javicia Leslie.

“OMG!! This is amazing!! I am so glad Batwoman will be played by an amazing Black woman. ❤️ I want to congratulate Javicia Leslie on taking over the bat cape. You are walking into an amazing cast and crew. I can’t wait to watch season 2 you are going to be amazing !! ❤️,” Ruby captioned a photo of Javicia.

Javicia added a reaction to her own page, writing “for all of the little black girls dreaming to be a superhero one day… it’s possible!”

Ruby shocked fans when she announced she was leaving the show months earlier.

Learn more about the role Javicia will be playing, Ryan Wilder, on now!

Batwoman will return for a second season this fall.

Ruby Rose Has Designed a Rainbow Crocs Shoe for Pride Month!

Ruby Rose has teamed up with Crocs to launch a new collaboration for Pride Month!

The shoe brand has launched the “Just Love” shoe, which was designed exclusively by Ruby. These Crocs Classic Bae Clogs feature a marbled treatment unique to every shoe with all the colors of the rainbow and distinctive Pride laces to show off your most proud self.

In honor of the collab, Crocs has made a donation to GLAAD.

“I’ve been incredibly excited these past few months to design another shoe with @Crocs! While Just Love is a collaboration celebrating Pride, the message of equality and acceptance is one that resonates across movements and communities. In honor of this partnership, we’ve made a donation to @GLAAD, a leading media advocacy organization working to accelerate LGBTQ acceptance. Always lead with love and #ComeAsYouAre,” Ruby wrote on Instagram.

You can shop the “Just Love” shoe and the full Crocs pride collection right now at

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Here's Why Ruby Rose's 'Batwoman' Won't Be Recast

It was revealed last week that Ruby Rose‘s character in the Batwoman CW show would not be recast, and instead, a new character would be introduced.

“To be honest with you, I did consider the ‘soap opera version’ [of recasting] for a hot minute, because selfishly we already had a couple episodes written, and transition-wise it would be seamless,” showrunner Caroline Dries explained (via TV Line). “But upon further reflection — and I think [Arrowverse EP] Greg [Berlanti] helped me make this call — he’s like, ‘I think we should just reboot Batwoman as a different character.’”

Caroline added that they wanted to “respect to everything that Ruby [Rose] put into the Kate Kane character…it also helps the audience, because we’re not asking them to address ‘the elephant in the room’” by accepting a new face as the same person.”

The new character, Ryan Wilder, is “a whole new character who in her past was inspired by Batwoman, so she is going to take on the mantle…[she] is maybe not the right person at the time to be doing it, so that’s what makes it fun.” Find out a lot more about Ryan Wilder right here.

Be sure to find out why Ruby Rose actually left the series.

Ruby Rose Speaks Out About Her 'Batwoman' Exit: 'Those Who Know, Know'

Ruby Rose is finally opening up about her decision to leave The CW’s Batwoman as the title character.

The news rocked fans and the internet last week when the network released a statement about Ruby‘s exit.

“This was not a decision I made lightly as I have the utmost respect for the cast, crew and everyone involved with the show in both Vancouver and in Los Angeles,” the initial statement read.

In a new Instagram, Ruby opened up about her leaving again.

“Thank you everyone for coming on this journey. If I mentioned everyone it would be 1000 tags.. but Thank you to the cast, crew, producers and studio,” Ruby captioned her post, that included a highlight video. “It wasn’t an easy decision but those who know, know..”

She added, “I didn’t want to not acknowledge everyone involved and how big this was for TV and for our community. I have stayed silent because that’s my choice for now but know I adore you all. I’m sure next season will be amazing also. Xxx *hangs up cowl and cape.”

Reports have suggested that Ruby left because of the physical demands and that she possibly wasn’t the easiest to work with.

Batwoman will return for season two on The CW.

Ruby Rose Sets First Post-'Batwoman' Project - A Live Shakespeare Reading!

Ruby Rose has set her first project following her exit from The CW’s Batwoman and the project will be aired live TODAY!

The 34-year-old actress will be starring in a live reading of the Shakespeare play Twelfth Night as part of the Acting For a Cause series to benefit the Entertainment Industry Foundation and COVID-19 relief at Mount Sinai – Chicago.

Ruby will be playing the lead role of Viola alongside model and actor Brandon Thomas Lee as Duke Orsino, Never Have I Ever‘s Maitreyi Ramakrishnan as Olivia, Batwoman‘s Nicole Kang as Maria, director Brando Crawford as Sir Toby Belch, Teen Wolf‘s Froy Gutierrez as several roles, and Dear Evan Hansen stars Taylor Trensch as Sebastian, Will Roland as Malvolio, and Ben Levi Ross as Feste.

The event will happen live TODAY (May 22) at 5pm ET/2pm PT on YouTube. You can watch below when the live stream begins.

Learn more about Ruby‘s exit from Batwoman and the reason why she’s leaving the show.

Here's the Reason Why Ruby Rose Left 'Batwoman' (Report)

A source is speaking out on the real reason why Ruby Rose left the title role of Batwoman in The CW show of the same name.

The departure was apparently a mutual decision, and not the 34-year-old actress’ sole decision.

“It wasn’t 100-percent her decision,” a source told TV Line. “It was a breakup. She wasn’t happy working on the show, and did that make her fun to work with? No. So everyone decided it would be in the best interests of the show, and for all concerned, if they parted ways. It just wasn’t a good fit.”

Apparently, Ruby didn’t like the “long hours demanded of a lead TV role” and didn’t enjoy living in Vancouver, Canada, where the show was filmed.

The show’s second season is set to debut in January 2021.

Another source spoke out and said this was NOT the reason Ruby decided to leave the show.

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Ruby Rose's Decision to Leave 'Batwoman' Had 'Nothing to Do' with This

Ruby Rose made the shocking announcement that she’s leaving The CW’s Batwoman, where she stars as the title character.

“I have made the very difficult decision to not return to Batwoman next season,” the 34-year-old actress said in a statement. “This was not a decision I made lightly as I have the utmost respect for the cast, crew and everyone involved with the show in both Vancouver and in Los Angeles. I am beyond appreciative to Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter and Caroline Dries for not only giving me this incredible opportunity, but for welcoming me into the DC universe they have so beautifully created. Thank you Peter Roth and Mark Pedowitz and the teams at Warner Bros. and The CW who put so much into the show and always believed in me. Thank you to everyone who made season one a success – I am truly grateful.”

Well, fans have been speculating that Ruby may have left because of an injury that she suffered last year that almost left her paralyzed. She had herniated two discs doing stunts, and it came close to severing her spinal chord.

A source told Variety that her exit from the show “had nothing to do with her health or injury.”

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