Rose, who came out age 12 after being horrifically bullied at school, opened up to Access Hollywood saying it was a daytime segment on Oprah that first sparked her to save up for the surgical procedure.'I started saving probably from the age of like five and when I got to 15, that's when I got more into my body and I shaved my head and my mum was just like, "I don't know what's going on right now, but if you are happy then do it".'I started to change the way that I dressed and talked and I realised that I didn't want to transition and I just wanted to be more comfortable in my own skin,' said the starlet in the Hollywood Access interview Ruby has previously opened up about how she was taunted by schoolmates because of her sexuality, even being hospitalised after classmates attacked her by smashing metal chairs into the back of her head.In January it was announced that Australian actress, model, and DJ Ruby Rose joined the cast of Orange Is the New Black as a potential love interest for two of the main characters.

Turns out, Ruby is as gorgeous on the inside as she is outside; not only is she a generous supporter of campaigns for animal welfare, anti-bullying, and youth mental health, but she also wrote and produced a short film about gender roles called Break Free, which has garnered over 2 million views.

We're helping you get to know this stunning star a bit better — keep reading for 10 interesting facts about Ruby Rose, then check out pictures from OITNB season three.

Ruby Gettinger from "Ruby" stars in the Style Network reality docu-series about her journey to lose weight. The epitome of sweet Southern charm, she truly is the life of every party, the confidante to all and an inspiration to everyone who comes into her life.

Her hometown, Savannah, Georgia, is as beautiful and magnetic as her glowing personality.

Ruby is an American reality-documentary television series on Style.

The series debuted on November 9, 2008 and follows the life of Ruby Gettinger who lives in Savannah, Georgia as she attempts to lose weight.

Gettinger starts the show weighing more than 550 lbs (she originally weighed over 750 lbs.) Ruby works with nutritionists, doctors, and trainers to lose weight, all the while commenting honestly and often humorously about the experience.

Though Ruby has battled her weight since childhood, she has never allowed her physical appearance to take a toll on her social life.

After being told she'd have to lose weight or risk death, she decided to change her life and her health forever..the whole world sharing in her challenging journey!

Ruby enjoys music and movies and loves spending time with her friends, who are just like family.

She hopes her journey inspires people to "get out there, not care about what others think, and live life!