Raven Symone REVEALS why she didn’t want her namesake Disney character to be a lesbian

​​Raven-Symone just lately opened up about why she didn’t want her namesake Disney character to be a lesbian on the present. While making an look on the Pride podcast, the 35-year-old actress revealed that Disney Channel execs did ask her if she was occupied with having her character–Raven Baxter, establish as a lesbian within the reboot, however Raven declined the supply on the time.
Explaining her resolution, Raven stated: “You know what, there was a dialog earlier than the collection began and I used to be requested the query, ‘Would you want Raven Baxter to be a lesbian?’ And I stated, no. I stated no. And the rationale I stated no wasn’t as a result of I wasn’t pleased with who I used to be, or I didn’t want to characterize the LGBTQ+ neighborhood in any manner. It was as a result of Raven Baxter is Raven Baxter is Raven Baxter.”
Reflecting on her resolution, Raven added: “There was no cause for me to change the human that she was so as to match the actress that performed her. And Raven Baxter is a character that I used to be proud to play, even when she is straight, cisgender, I don’t thoughts. Let her have her second. She was divorced although, and I had no worries about saying, ‘No boyfriends.’”
If you didn’t know, Raven got here out as a lesbian in 2013 after the legalization of same-sex marriage. Disney premiered the Raven’s Home reboot in 2017. In the reboot, Raven is a divorced single mother elevating her youngsters with BFF Chelsea (Anneliese van der Pol) in a shared residence in Chicago.
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