After news broke that Ruby Rose had suddenly left Batwoman despite the show having been renewed for another season, there’s been a lot of speculation as to why she decided to quit, such as the bad back injury she sustained while filming the show made it hard to keep going or perhaps the backlash from toxic fans was too much.
As it turns out, the reason why Ruby Rose left Batwoman has nothing to do with her injury or annoying fans and everything to do with her poor attitude on set.
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According to TVLine and Variety, sources close to the show say that Ruby Rose wasn’t too pleased about the long hours demanded of someone in a lead role on a TV show and she didn’t particularly like living in Vancouver, which is where Batwoman is filmed.
Ruby Rose’s reported poor work ethic and attitude in turn created a pretty crappy working environment on the Batwoman set and everyone eventually decided it would be in “the best interests of the show’ if she just quit.
TVLine reports that it “wasn’t 100 percent her decision” and her leaving Batwoman was akin to a break up.
If these reports about Ruby Rose quitting Batwoman over the long hours are to be believed, then not a good look for her.
It’s no secret that the shooting schedule for TV shows are brutal, especially for comic book shows like Batwoman. Hell, Arrow star Stephen Amell – whom Ruby Rose worked alongside with in a crossover episode on his show – has pointed out how filming a single episode takes “eight or nine 12-hour days” and crossover episodes take even longer.
Given how she’s been in her share of action films, like John Wick: Chapter 2, The Meg, and XXX: Return Of Xander Cage, as well as having had experience working on a TV show with Orange Is The New Black, it’s just a little hard to believe that Ruby didn’t expect this sort of commitment when she signed up for Batwoman.
Batwoman is already moving on from this less-than-amicable break up by looking for a rebound Batwoman replacement so we’ll have to see how Ruby Rose bounces back from this quitting debacle. Still, these reports of her quitting Batwoman in a huff certainly won’t go down well for future roles in big Hollywood projects.
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