Ruby Rose Is Officially Over Being Told “You Turned Me Gay”

"It sounds like I did something against their will in the middle of the night."

Ruby Rose has emerged as a strong advocate for the LGBT community, but even she grows tired of straight women saying she “turned” them gay.

“When people say to me that I turned them gay, I just laugh—because that’s not really even a possibility,” she told Galore magazine.

“It sounds like I did something against their will in the middle of the night, as if I crept into their brain and pushed the gay button, then did an evil laugh and left them to fend for themselves – newly gay and alone in the world.”

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - APRIL 02: Ruby Rose attends the 27th Annual GLAAD Media Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on April 02, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California (Photo by JB Lacroix/WireImage)
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And it’s not just Average Janes professing they’ve switched teams for the former DJ. Rose says female celebrities have texted topless photos, or “slide right into [her] DMs.”

“But then, if I actually reached out to them to get a coffee as a friend to hang, they wouldn’t ever make plans. I could literally feel them sort of wondering if ’coffee’ meant something different in the lesbian world.”

We can’t help but feel this comment is directed at squad queen Taylor Swift.

Below, Ruby Rose accepts the Stephen F. Kolzak Award at the 2016 GLAAD Media Awards in Los Angeles.
 

 
h/t: Sydney Morning Herald

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