Ruby Rose: 6 Things You Need To Know About Orange Is The New Black’s Newest Star

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  • So, you're half way through the newly-released third season of OITNB and you're interest has been piqued by gorgeous new inmate Stella Carlin, right? You're not alone. This is what you need to know about Ruby Rose, the actress who plays her.

    1. She used to be a presenter on MTV Australia

    Hailing from Oz, the model-slash-presenter entered the national MTV auditions in 2009, where she competed against 2000 other hopefuls over a three-week period and had to do all manner of weird and wild things to land the gig, including drinking 100 shots of beer in 100 minutes and snogging strangers in the street. The girl clearly has stamina…

    2. She’s engaged to Phoebe Dahl

    The 29-year-old’s fiancee is a clothing designer and the granddaughter of the renowned children’s-book-author Roald Dahl, as well as cousin to model Sophie Dahl. They’ve been engaged since Phoebe popped the question in March 2014.

    3. She wrote, produced, and starred in a short film titled Break Free

    4. She has around 30 tattoos

    Her most personal inking? She has fiancee Phoebe’s name tattooed on her back inside a red heart. Aww.

    5. She’s been open about her battle with depression

    About her depression, Ruby previously said: ‘I go from managing it, to not managing it, to managing it and then there may be a time when it’s not manageable. You’ve got to think about your diet, that’s why I don’t drink. I take medication and sometimes you take it for so many years and then it doesn’t work and you’ve got to find a new one – and that period is a really crazy period.’

    6. Her first crush was Mariah Carey

    Rose came out as a lesbian when she was 12 and has since said she was convinced she would end up with Mariah Carey. ‘I was pretty certain we were going to end up together,’ she said.

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