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Nicole Maines Reveals She Has a Black Belt For This In Our Exclusive 10 Fun Facts Feature!

Nicole Maines Reveals She Has a Black Belt For This In Our Exclusive 10 Fun Facts Feature!

Nicole Maines is opening up about by sharing some fun facts about herself!

The 22-year-old actress stars as Nia Nal/Dreamer on the hit CW series Supergirl.

While many know Nicole from her role as the first ever transgender superhero, she’s also a transgender rights activist in real life. She even won the court case Doe v. Regional School Unit 26 against her Maine school district for violating the Human Rights Act.

Just earlier this month, Nicole opened up about wanting to see all kinds of different roles for transgender actors and actresses.

While getting to know Nicole, we learned 10 Fun Facts about the actress and activist, including her favorite movie scene, what martial art she has a black belt in, and what Hogwarts house she would be in. (If you missed it, see what she said about still being a Harry Potter fan, despite author JK Rowling‘s transphobic remarks.)

  • 1. I went to college for Studio Art, but was never finished because I joined Supergirl just before my senior year.
  • 2. I’ve watched Beauty and the Beast three times in the past month.
  • 3. When I was in fifth grade, I got my black belt in taekwondo.
  • 4. My first ever acting role was Veruca Salt in my middle school play.
  • 5. My favorite flavor of ice cream is orange pineapple, but I can never find it anywhere. My dad and I are trying to perfect our own.

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Trans Actress Nicole Maines Explains Why She's Still a 'Harry Potter' Fan After JK Rowling's Comments

Trans Actress Nicole Maines Explains Why She's Still a 'Harry Potter' Fan After JK Rowling's Comments

Nicole Maines is speaking out about JK Rowling‘s recent transphobic remarks.

The 22-year-old Supergirl actress and transgender activist opened up about why she remains a fan of Harry Potter, despite the author’s comments.

“What makes all of this so heartbreaking and disappointing is that I was — and still am — a ‘Harry Potter’ fan. I’m a Slytherin through and through. It’s heartbreaking to so many LGBTQ fans of the series. These books have helped so many come out and come to terms with their identities. How many young, queer kids fantasize about coming out of the closet and then learning magic? That’s the best case scenario,” Nicole wrote in a guest column for Variety.

Rowling’s comments speak against the very message of her books — about being stronger together, about inclusion, about self-discovery, bravery and triumph over adversity. It’s contradictory to the world that she created,” she continued. “But I’m still a fan, and I’ll tell you why: because these books and their messages still exist, and whatever views Rowling personally has can’t take that away from us. Nobody can take that away from us, and that world really belongs to the fans now. Nobody can change if these helped you come out. That belongs to you.”

“I think it’s really important to recognize and talk about that, in a time where we are witnessing a historic change in the fight to end oppression against Black lives, she would choose now to attack trans identities and use her massive platform to take away from that discussion. The trans movement and the Black Lives Matter movement share a similar fight in our battles to be safe in our bodies and in our skin, when other people have determined that we are somehow worthy of being treated as less than,” Nicole added.

“It is exhausting to constantly have to try to explain to people, in simpler and simpler terms, that we are just as deserving of human rights, that we’re just as deserving of feeling as safe as they are. And that is what we should be talking about. J.K. Girl. Read the room.”

Melissa Benoist & 'Supergirl' Cast Hit 100 Episode Milestone!

Melissa Benoist & 'Supergirl' Cast Hit 100 Episode Milestone!

Melissa Benoist takes the center spot in this group photo of the cast and crew of Supergirl at their 100th episode celebration held at Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel on Saturday night (December 14) in Vancouver, Canada.

The 31-year-old actress was joined at the event by current and past co-stars including Chyler Leigh, David Harewood, Katie McGrath, Andrea Brooks, and Elizabeth Tulloch.

Also in attendance were Melissa‘s husband and former cast mate Chris Wood, cast members Jesse Rath, Nicole Maines, Julie Gonzalo, Staz Nair, and Azie Tesfai, as well as Executive Producer Greg Berlanti, President of Warner Bros Television Peter Roth, and CW Network President Mark Pedowitz.

Supergirl‘s 100th episode will be season five’s upcoming 13th episode, which is set to air in February 2020.

In case you missed it, check out what happened in part three of the Crisis On Infinite Earths crossover!

35+ photos inside of the cast of Supergirl celebrating… More Here! »

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Candice Patton & China McClain Glitter In Gold at EW's Comic-Con Party 2019

Candice Patton & China McClain Glitter In Gold at EW's Comic-Con Party 2019

Candice Patton and China McClain wear gold to the Entertainment Weekly Party held during 2019 Comic-Con on Saturday (July 20) in San Diego, Calif.

The 31-year-old The Flash actress was joined by her co-star Danielle Panabaker, who also wore a sparkly dress.

Also in attendance were fellow DC Universe stars, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow‘s Caity Lotz with boyfriend Dylan Lewis, Brandon Routh, and Courtney Ford, Arrow‘s Juliana Harkavy and Rick Gonzalez, Supergirl‘s Mehcad Brooks, David Harewood, Nicole Maines, Andrea Brooks, and Jon Cryer, as well as Black Lightning‘s Nafessa Williams, Christine Adams, and Krondon.

During Comic-Con weekend, the brand new trailers for the DC shows were revealed. Check out the trailer for the eighth and final season of Arrow right here!

FYI: Candice is wearing a Mischa dress. Caity and Dylan are wearing Dolce&Gabbana outfits. She accessorized with Vetir Vert shoes and Ambyr Childers jewelry, while he wore Gucci shoes. Juliana is wearing a House of CB dress and Report shoes. Courtney is wearing a Maje dress with Jimmy Choo shoes.

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Supergirl's Melissa Benoist Reveals First Look at New Supersuit at Comic-Con!

Supergirl's Melissa Benoist Reveals First Look at New Supersuit at Comic-Con!

Melissa Benoist rocks a brand-new haircut at 2019 Comic-Con!

The Supergirl actress took the stage at the Supergirl Special Video Presentation and Q&A at San Diego Convention Center on Saturday (July 20) in San Diego.

She was joined by her co-stars Jesse Rath, Nicole Maines, Mehcad Brooks, Azie Tesfai, Chyler Leigh, David Harewood, Katie McGrath, Andrea Brooks, and Jon Cryer.

The cast shared an adorable group hug around Mehcad, who will be leaving the CW series in season five.

At the event, Melissa revealed the official first look at Supergirl’s new Kryptonian supersuit. See it in our gallery!

In addition, the show’s producers announced that two new characters will be joining the action in National City for the upcoming season: DC’s Andrea Rojas (aka Acrata), played by Veronica MarsJulie Gonzalo, and renowned reporter William Dey, played by Game of ThronesStaz Nair.

Season five of Supergirl premieres on October 6.

FYI: Melissa is wearing Brock Collection with Jennifer Meyer jewelry.

30+ pictures inside of Melissa Benoist and more at the event… More Here! »

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Melissa Benoist is a Polka Dot Darling at CW's Fall Launch Event

Melissa Benoist is a Polka Dot Darling at CW's Fall Launch Event

Melissa Benoist is cute as a button in a polka dotted dress at the CW Network’s 2018 Fall Launch Event held at Warner Bros. Studios on Sunday afternoon (October 14) in Burbank, Calif.

The Supergirl star was joined at the inaugural event by co-star Nicole Maines, plus Arrow stars Juliana Harkavy, Echo Kellum, and Rick Gonzalez, and The Flash‘s Hartley Sawyer, and Danielle Nicolet.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Melissa Benoist

Supergirl is currently filming their fourth season, which premiered last night on the network, and will be crossing over with both Arrow and The Flash later on this winter for Elseworlds.

25+ pics inside of Melissa Benoist, Juliana Harkavy and more…

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Candice Patton Slays in Black Dress at iHeartRadio Music Festival

Candice Patton Slays in Black Dress at iHeartRadio Music Festival

Candice Patton strikes a fierce pose at the 2018 iHeartRadio Music Festival!

The Flash actress hit the red carpet at the event held at T-Mobile Arena on Friday (September 21) in Las Vegas.

She looked chic in a belted black dress, finishing off her look with matching heels, circular gold earrings, and a long high ponytail.

She was joined on stage by new Supergirl actress Nicole Maines.

“Just landed in Vegas for @iHeartFestival tonight!” Candice tweeted before the event. “I’ll be introducing @KygoMusic @NicoleAMaines ! 💋”

“Ms Patton if ya nasty @iHeartRadio @iHeartFestival,” Candice wrote along with Twitter photo below that same night.

20+ pictures inside of Candice Patton and Nicole Maines at the event… More Here! »

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