The MSNBC political commentator will play Vesper Fairchild, a Gotham television and radio personality who appears in the “Batman” comics. According to the network, Maddow will only lend her voice to Fairchild, with no current plans for her to appear in person.
“I know no one’s going to believe this is true, but it’s true,” Maddow tweeted Friday. “I’m ‘Vesper Fairchild’ in the new Batwoman TV show that starts this Sunday night on The CW. (My character is soooo not me; turns out playing her is one of the most fun things I’ve ever done).”
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Maddow is no stranger to the story of “Batwoman,” which follows Kate Kane, a lesbian