Raven-Symone Will Play a Gay Family Member on ‘Black-ish’
Fresh off of her jaw-dropping role on Empire, Raven-Symone is headed to Black-ish to play Dre's (Anthony Anderson) gay sister, Entertainment Weekly reports. Raven is makin' the rounds in her epic comeback to television and we are all about it.
According to Entertainment Weekly, Raven will guest star as Rhonda, Dre's gay sister, in an upcoming episode titled "Please Don't Ask, Please Don't Tell." As we all remember from the Season 1 episode "The Talk," Dre, the Johnson family patriarch, is kind of awkward when it comes to discussing sex. Well, apparently Rhonda is similar to her brother on that front and will be tight-lipped about discussing her sexuality as well. In addition to the sexuality aspect, the episode will reportedly center around Rhonda and Dre hilariously competing for their mom's affection.
Raven-Symone, whose 2013 tweet about gay marriage many viewed as her public coming out, recently told Oprah that while she is "proud to be who I am, and what I am," she does not "want to be labeled gay."
"That was my way of saying, I’m proud of the country,” she explained about the tweet. “But I will say that I am in an amazing, happy relationship with my partner, a woman."
In addition to her roles on Empire and Black-ish, Raven will also appear in an upcoming episode of K.C. Undercover opposite Zendaya, which marks her highly anticipated return to the Disney Channel. That's so Raven, indeed.
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