Does Ruby Rhod fall under rainbow umbrella, is it even established in the film?
When I first watched The Fifth Element, Ruby Rhod appeared like a LGBT character to me and to show Androgyny signs. Does the film ever establish where he falls under the rainbow umbrella or did the makers ever address it outside the film?
Note: Even Prince, who also had rumored male relationships, was originally supposed to play that character.
There is some evidence, camp personality aside, to suggest that Ruby Rhod is bisexual; when he is 'in congress' with the female flight attendant, he exclaims;
"This is the most fun I've ever had... with a woman!"
I'd say that's pretty definitive.
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On tvtropes.org he is listed as an example of Camp Straight:
A Camp Straight is a man who exhibits some or all of the common characteristics of a Camp Gay but is clearly heterosexual. He either has a girlfriend or only shows sexual attraction towards women despite his flamboyance.
In the movie he has sex with a Stewardess during the flight to Fholston Paradise, so he's clearly attracted to women.
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