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Ruby Rose Quits CW’s ‘Batwoman’ Shortly After First Season

Chester Published On Wed May 20 2020   Modified On Wed May 20 2020
Ruby Rose Quits CW’s ‘Batwoman’ Shortly After First Season

Ruby Rose calls it quits as the 'BATWOMEN' after only a season on the CW's show.

Batwomen, which has just been renewed for a second season, will now continue with a new Batwoman in the lead title role. The news has now been confirmed by lead actress Ruby Rose who stars as Kate Kane behind the BATWOMEN mask.

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The news regarding Kate quitting the show is confirmed by various media outlets like Screenrant, NME, and Cinemablend, where the actress is heard exclusively sharing the news,

I have made the tough decision to not return to Batwoman next season. 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.

Over her time on the show, Rose sets records and writes history by portraying the first gay character to lead a live-action superhero series written by Caroline Dries based on the DC characters.

Ruby shared, "I am beyond appreciative of Caroline DriesGreg BerlantiSarah Schechter, and who have her an opportunity to be part of the DC universe. 

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Adding on the 34 years old actress acknowledges  Peter Roth and Mark Pedowitz and the entire production teams at Warner Bros with a Thank You for all the work and energy they've put into the show and for believed her. "Thank you to everyone who made season one a success – I am truly grateful."

However, the reason for Ruby quitting the show is yet to be confirmed as the production team and Rose herself are confidential regarding the subject. But as per reports from, Deadline assumes that it might be related to the serious injuries the actress suffered while on set.

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The on-set injury got worse, leading Rose to rush into hospital last year for emergency neck surgery. The injury in the stunt scene led her with herniated discs in her neck and a severe injury to her spinal cord.

The mini-series, which initially premiered on October 6, 2019, was a hit already as it had a connection with other DCU series like Supergirl, Arrow, and The Flash; the audience was loving the amazing portrayal by Ruby Rose; she will definitely be missed. 

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With a memorable farewell, the show headman added, "Warner Bros. Television, The CW and Berlanti Productions thank Ruby for her contributions to the success of our first season and wish her all the best.

As for Rose's replacement, the production team shared they are looking forward to a new lead actress who might be part of the LGBTQ community over the coming months.

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