Followers React to Affirmation That Velma Is a Lesbian in New ‘Scooby-Doo’ Film

ByLouise McGinnis

Oct 9, 2022

It is the primary time it has been confirmed throughout the world of ‘Scooby-Doo.’

Followers of Scooby-Doo and the gang have lengthy believed Velma to be homosexual. And whereas Scooby-Doo! Thriller Integrated producer Tony Cervone and live-action movie author James Gunn each confirmed the suspicions of many a few years in the past, it was by no means explicitly acknowledged in any iteration of Scooby-Doo

That’s, till now. 

The latest addition to Scooby-Doo cannon premiered immediately, Oct. 4, and Trick or Deal with Scooby-Doo! makes it clear that Velma is undoubtedly into girls. 

Upon assembly dressmaker Coco Diablo, Velma instantly turns into tongue-tied, her glasses fogging up and blood flooding her cheeks. 

Later, when the costumer places her hand on Velma’s shoulder, the investigator seems to be euphoric, and for anybody not satisfied, she additionally admits her large crush to Daphne at one other level within the movie.  

These which were ready for this second for years are completely thriving. Twitter has blown up with constructive responses, flushing out those that haven’t got something good to say. 

“OMG LESBIAN VELMA FINALLY CANON…LETS GOOOOOO,” one Twitter person wrote in response. 

“all of lesbian twitter about velma dinkley rn [sic],” wrote one other, sharing a screenshot captioned, “I imply, she is a lesbian icon.”  

The celebratory tweets continued:

As did the callouts to those that had watered down earlier scripts to take away traces of Velma’s supposed sexuality: 

Others additionally took a second to name out the movie’s animation. “…there’s one thing in regards to the animation of Velma blushing and her glasses fogging up that simply hits,” one person wrote partially. 

And even Hayley Kiyoko, who performed Velma in one other live-action telling in 2009, spoke up in regards to the information: 

Ultimately, all of it got here full circle. 

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