Is Scooby-Doo’s Velma Dinkley Finally Out? Here’s Why Twitter Says Yaas
Is Scooby-Doo’s Velma Finally Out? Here’s Why Twitter Says Yaas
We have a new spooky queer queen, officially.
Velma Dinkley has long been rumored to be queer. James Gunn has shared that was always his intention in the live-action films, and in the animated seriesMystery Incorporated, she sure seemed booed up with her special lady friend Hot Dog Water (yes, that was her name, let’s move on shall we).
But inTrick or Treat Scooby-Doo!, out today on digital release, something else finally became canon: Velma’s sexuality. Naturally, social media is losing its collective mind over the new member of the LGBTQ+ family.
So here’s how it all plays out (minor spoilers for Trick or Treat Scooby-Doo! follow). In a clip shared on Twitter by @MythicalLlamaXO, Velma is seen melting down at the sight of a new character named Coco and her luxurious white locks. While she’s staring at her, we see Velma mentally assess Coco, breaking down her “incredible glasses”, “amazing turtleneck”, and “brilliant brain.” At that point, Velma’s glasses steam up and she begins blushing. Jinkies.
\u201cOMG LESBIAN VELMA FINALLY CANON CANON IN THE MOVIES LETS GOOOOOO\u201d— Trin \ud83c\udf83 (@Trin \ud83c\udf83) 1664838058
In another clip from later in the film, Velma finally takes the subtextual textual, admitting to Daphne that she does have feelings for Coco, saying she’s “crushing big time” on her.
\u201cAlso here\u2019s the part where she actually admits it \ud83e\udd72\ud83e\udd72\u201d— Trin \ud83c\udf83 (@Trin \ud83c\udf83) 1664838058
After years of speculation and hints, it’s finally happening, and it’s no mystery why queer folks on Twitter are celebrating.
\u201c@mxollee YESSSS IM SO FUCKING HAPPY LIKE THANK YOU WARNER BROTHERS FOR FINALLY GIVING HER TO US CANONLY LIKE THIS LIKE SHE LITERALLY ADMITTED SHE LOVES HER IN THE MOVIE\u201d— Trin \ud83c\udf83 (@Trin \ud83c\udf83) 1664838058
\u201c@MythicalLlamaXO Sorry, not sorry, but WB trying all these years to convince us that Velma was straight is the single most unbelievable thing in this franchise.\n\nAnd this is the same franchise that features a talking dog.\u201d— Trin \ud83c\udf83 (@Trin \ud83c\udf83) 1664838058
\u201c@MythicalLlamaXO YESSSS DYKES WIN AGAIN\u201d— Trin \ud83c\udf83 (@Trin \ud83c\udf83) 1664838058
\u201c@killingsoph @MythicalLlamaXO OMG! Finally!!!! Cartoons everywhere are celebrating! \ud83c\udf89\ud83e\udd73\ud83c\udf08\u201d— Trin \ud83c\udf83 (@Trin \ud83c\udf83) 1664838058
What an awesomely queer way to kick off spooky season.