The New Faces of Pride: Javicia Leslie Plays a Superhero on TV—and Her Watch Doesn't End There - E! Online

The New Faces of Pride: Javicia Leslie Plays a Superhero on TV--and Her Watch Doesn't End There

6/25/2021 4:28:00 PM

The New Faces of Pride: Javicia Leslie Plays a Superhero on TV--and Her Watch Doesn't End There

Batwoman star Javicia Leslie talked to E! News about representation in Hollywood, which queer artists she has on repeat and why Pride has taken on new meaning for her lately.

Telling the story of a woman who slipped through society's cracks as a kid and who subsequently continued to feel unseen—until she dons a fierce suit and becomes the savior of Gotham—was a draw for Leslie as well, especially at this moment in time.

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Nino Muñoz/The CW"I'm very, very sad and disappointed with everything that is going on right now and what has been going on," shetold Insiderin January. "A lot of what we thought had changed has been proven not to have changed. But life imitates art and it's very important that we continue to have representation on the screen so that we can continue to build a future of people that feel empowered to fight their fight and speak their piece and still represent it. So to be a part of that, in any kind of capacity, I feel very honored."

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