BuzzFeed News

Reporting To You

news

A "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" Character Just Came Out As Bi And People Are Celebrating The Representation

WARNING: Spoilers ahead if you haven't caught up with the show!

Posted on December 7, 2017, at 6:27 a.m. ET

So on last night's Brooklyn Nine-Nine, the character of Rosa Diaz got a new *love interest* (poor Pimento).

Brookyln Nine-Nine / Via Tumblr

Later in the episode, we were briefly introduced to her new partner after she got a phone call from her.

Brookyln Nine-Nine / Via fanaticandfemale.tumblr.com

Yep, her. Rosa was initially reluctant to talk to her colleague Boyle about it.

Brookyln Nine-Nine / Via fanaticandfemale.tumblr.com
Brookyln Nine-Nine / Via fanaticandfemale.tumblr.com
ADVERTISEMENT

But eventually came out to him.

Brookyln Nine-Nine / Via fanaticandfemale.tumblr.com

You can see the full exchange below.

The plotline has been a long time coming. Stephanie Beatriz, the actor who plays Rosa Diaz, came out as bisexual last year and has said in interviews that she saw her character as bi too.

@moonlightsmaia i said i think Rosa is. I can't speak for Jake.

ADVERTISEMENT

💖💜💙 @iamstephbeatz #Brooklyn99

And, of course, there is Dianetti, the fan ship between Rosa and Gina Linetti.

The news was met with joyous reaction from fans.

rosa is rly a bi character played by a bi actress and both are vocal about their bisexuality. thank u so much for m… https://t.co/3WKPMME0hl

ADVERTISEMENT

[next b99 ep prediction] jake: hey rosa what’s up rosa diaz: https://t.co/CydO8qTt8d

It was seen as a great step in bi representation on TV.

rosa diaz is bi !!! being played by a bi woman !!! i’m so happy for all my bi laid ease out there !! i hope y’all g… https://t.co/awXewl8bDV

ROSA ACTUALLY SAID THE WORD “BI” ON PRIMETIME TELEVISION AND SHE’S DATING A WOMAN AND THAT WOMAN CALLS HER “BABE” A… https://t.co/BHYIG6uU7R

Some have even suggested actors to play her new girlfriend.

thread of people I’d like to see play Rosa Diaz’s girlfriend

ADVERTISEMENT

retweet this if you want to play rosa’s gf in brooklyn 99

Basically, hell yes, Rosa Diaz.

We love Rosa. 🏳 🌈 #BiVisibility #Brooklyn99

BuzzFeed News has reached out to Beatriz's representatives for comment.

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT