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    In A Series Of Terrifying Instagram Stories, Ruby Rose Alleged What Actually Happened During "Batwoman" That Caused Them To Leave

    "I wouldn't return for any amount of money nor if a gun were to my head."

    In a series of Instagram stories, actor Ruby Rose explained why they actually left the CW series Batwoman — alleging horrifying behavior and injuries on set.

    Ruby Rose at a red carpet event
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    Ruby played the titular character in 2019, but left the show after just one season. Later, Ruby said that she made the decision from a mixture of being injured on set, the COVID pandemic, and being allergic to her latex costume. The role then went to Javicia Leslie for the second season.

    Ruby dressed in the Batwoman suit with cowl
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    The injury Ruby faced on set was serious — she wrote on her Instagram in 2019, "I was told I needed an emergency surgery or I was risking becoming paralyzed. I had herniated two discs doing stunts, and they were close to severing my spinal chord [sic]. I was in chronic pain and yet couldn’t feel my arms.”

    Writing on their Instagram today, Ruby wrote, "Dear CW, enough is enough. I'm going to tell the whole world what really happened on that set."

    Ruby Rose / Via Instagram: @rubyrose

    "I will come for you so what happened to me never happens to another person again — and so I can finally take back my life and the truth. Shame on you."

    Ruby first addressed former WBTV chairman Peter Roth, saying, "Not sure if you left after getting promoted to the highest position because you just couldn't stop making young women steam your pants around your crotch — while you were still wearing said pants — or if you left after putting a private investigation on me, who you fired as soon as the report didn't fit your narrative."

    Rube looking off-screen as Batwoman
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    "When it comes to you, there's already an army waiting for you."

    Then, Ruby shared a video of a doctor discussing their ribs and calling them "abnormal" — followed by a statement saying that Ruby was told that getting an X-ray would be disruptive to shooting.

    Ruby Rose / Via Instagram: @rubyrose

    "Cut to three weeks later after this video — it's worse than abnormal."

    Returning to the video following her emergency spinal surgery after an on-set accident, Ruby continued, "To everyone who said I was too stiff on Batwoman — imagine going back to work 10 days after this (or the whole crew and cast would be fired and I'd let everyone down because Peter Roth said he wouldn't recast and I just lost the studio millions — by getting injured on his set)."

    Ruby in a hospital bed after surgery
    Ruby Rose / Via Instagram: @rubyrose

    Next, Ruby addressed pulling out of two 2019 Comic-Con panels. She wrote that the decision was actually forced by people refusing to adjust her schedule, but who then insisted she make the announcement — and cover up her scar from surgery while doing so.

    Ruby Rose / Via Instagram: @rubyrose

    In fact, Ruby then emphasized that they did not quit the show, before describing a series of other alleged incidents that happened on set — including a crew member who received third-degree burns "and we were given no therapy after witnessing the skin fall off his face," a sex scene they had to do immediately after, a woman "left quadriplegic," and Ruby themself being cut close enough to the eye to risk blindness.

    Ruby Rose / Via Instagram: @rubyrose

    The note then turns to showrunner Caroline Dries, who Ruby alleges would only visit the set around four times a year — and refused to shut down production during the initial COVID outbreak.

    Ruby Rose / Via Instagram: @rubyrose

    The note also addresses Ruby's costar Dougray Scott, who Ruby says, "Hurt a female stunt double, he yelled like a little bitch at women, and was a nightmare. He left when he wanted, and arrived when he wanted, and abused women."

    Ruby Rose / Via Instagram: @rubyrose

    Dougray left the show after two seasons.

    The stories finish with an image of Ruby's spine, captioned, "And for those who thought aw, injuries."

    Ruby Rose / Via Instagram: @rubyrose

    We'll keep you posted if the CW responds to Ruby's statements.

    UPDATE Warner Bros. Television Group gave BuzzFeed the following statement:

    Despite the revisionist history that Ruby Rose is now sharing online aimed at the producers, the cast and crew, the network, and the Studio, the truth is that Warner Bros. Television had decided not to exercise its option to engage Ruby for season two of BATWOMAN based on multiple complaints about workplace behavior that were extensively reviewed and handled privately out of respect for all concerned.