There is a lot of mystery surrounding why Ruby Rose had taken the action of leaving the CW series ‘Batwoman.’ While it was initially thought that she left the role because of injuries she’d sustained, many other theories came to the surface.
While many backed the idea that it was not the injuries which made her quit, others presumed that she’d seen the future of the show and preferred not to be a part of it. It was also considered that her exit was due to long hours of work.
Rose recently followed up that none of the reasons were true, and the real reason was rather surprising. She revealed that it was the latex allergy which made her take the extreme measure of leaving the show.
I did find out that I was allergic to latex. I was getting worse and worse, because as you get more contact with it, I guess you get more reactions. I took off the [mask] at the end, and my face was just hives. My throat was all messed up. It was like it was out of a scary movie.
She also went on to express regret on not choosing to take time off for recovering from an injury she had incurred while shooting for the show. The Orange Is The New Black actress said:
I had my surgery and then 10 days later I went to work, which maybe wasn’t the best idea. Most people take about a month or three off before they return to work, so it was definitely made more difficult by that. But as far as being a lead of a show or a film—regardless if it’s action or if it’s emotional—in whichever ways it’s taxing.
While her description of the allergy suggests that she made the right call in leaving the show as it was hampering her health in an extreme way, it’s unfortunate as she became the first ever only gay superhero on a small screen with her role, creating history.[Via]