Australian actress Rebel Wilson, known for her role in the popular Pitch Perfect franchise, has just announced the launch of her new dating app, Fluid.
The app is designed to be inclusive of all genders and sexual orientations, catering to individuals who don’t necessarily fit into traditional dating categories.
According to Wilson, the idea for Fluid came when grew frustrated with the limited options on dating apps.
“It’s called “Fluid” and it basically was borne out of my experience of – I kind of do wish I’d maybe explored my sexuality earlier, and for whatever reason, I didn’t like on dating apps where you had to tick a box and say, you know like on Raya, like you have to tick ‘Are you interested in men?’ or ‘Are you interested in women?’ and things like that,” she told the “Life Uncut” podcast.
“I was reading this study that came out in 2020 and it said 48% of Gen Zs consider themselves sexually fluid. And I was like ‘Gosh, that’s so many people’, because sexuality is more complex than saying, you know with all these terms like pansexual and bisexual, and there’s so many different categories, and I was like, ‘Well what if there was a dating app where you don’t have to categorise yourself and you don’t have to categorise what you’re interested in?’”
With Fluid, users will be able to select from a range of options when setting up their profiles, including their gender identity and sexual orientation. The app will also include features like video chatting and virtual events, allowing users to connect and get to know each other in a safe and secure environment.
Wilson has been working on Fluid for over a year, and she’s excited to finally see it come to fruition.
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“I just thought, the other dating apps I think are a bit outdated then that you have to kind of tick a box and label yourself. And I just thought, ‘Well it would be super cool if I’d had something like that available to me. I would have used it,” she said.
“Why I created “Fluid” was it’s just a very safe, very inclusive space where you don’t have to categorise yourself, so there can’t be any judgements ’cause, just because you’re on there, you could be 100% straight on there. And so there’s no judgements to it or anything.”
Wilson is also hoping to partner with LGBTQ+ organizations to promote the app and provide resources for users. “I want to make sure that Fluid is not just a dating app, but a community where people can find support and connection,” she said.
As of now, there’s no official launch date for Fluid, but it’s suggested that it will be released later this month.
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