Actress and That’s So Raven star Raven-Symoné said she refused the offer to make her iconic Raven Baxter character a lesbian in the show’s Disney spinoff, Raven’s Home. Symoné — who is gay — said that she wanted to let the straight character “have her moment.”
“There was a conversation before the series started, and I was asked the question, ‘Would you like Raven Baxter to be a lesbian?’ And I said, no. I said no,” Symoné revealed during a recent episode of the “Pride” podcast with Levi Chambers.
The actress clarified that she declined the offer to make Raven Baxter a lesbian, not because she wasn’t proud of being gay herself, but because “Raven Baxter is Raven Baxter,” and she didn’t feel the need to change who the character was in order to “fit the actress that played her.”
“The reason I said no wasn’t because I wasn’t