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New ‘Scooby-Doo’ movie portrays Velma as a member of the LGBTQ+ community

For the first time, Scooby-Doo’s Velma Dinkley is officially portrayed as a member of the LGBTQ+ community. The iconic character, known for her witty intellect and catchphrase “Jinkies!”, is squashed by another female character in a scene in the franchise’s latest film, Trick or Treat Scooby-Doo! However, it is shown.

The gang meets costume designer Coco Diablo, voiced by actor Kate Micucci, in a scene from the new HBO Max Halloween-themed movie — released for rent or purchase on Amazon Prime Video on Tuesday. .

Velma loses her train of thought as soon as she sees Coco, noticing the new character’s “wonderful turtleneck”, “incredible glasses”, “wonderful” mind and love for animals. Velma then says “Jinkies!” while she blushes her cheeks and fogs up her glasses.

In another scene, Velma admits to Daphne that she is “crushing hard” on Coco.

People have speculated about Velma’s sexuality in the past, but until now she has never been portrayed as outwardly queer. was showing.

2020, ‘Scooby-Doo! Mystery Inc.’ Producer Tony Selborn Posted About Velma’s sexuality in a Pride Month post.

“Of course I don’t represent every version of Velma Dinkley, but I am one of the key people who represent this version. We made our intentions ten years ago. We have made it as clear as possible,” Serbon wrote. “Most of our fans know that. For those who don’t, I encourage you to take a closer look. No new news here.”



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