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Biographical information
Gender

Female

Eye color

Brown

Hair color

Blonde

Born

1710s[1]

Also known as

The one with the flaxen hair[2]
The not-redheaded[2]

Statistics
Affiliation

Scarlett
Wench

Behind the scenes
First appearance

The Curse of the Black Pearl

Latest appearance

Wedlocked

Portrayer

Vanessa Branch

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"Jack Sparrow?"
"I haven't seen him in a month."
"When you find him, will you give him a message?[Slaps Will]
"
―Giselle and Scarlett to Will Turner[src]

Giselle was a woman living in a house[3] in Tortuga during the Age of Piracy. She and Scarlett were believed to be prostitutes.

Biography

Jack Sparrow

Not much is known about Giselle's past, except that she lived in the Caribbean during the 1740s. As a prostitute, she met and befriended the notorious pirate Jack Sparrow, who became to her more than just a client.

Shipwreck Island

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Scarlett and Giselle fighting in the auction.

"We're rich."
"We have goats."
"I...I am rich. I have goats. I regret to inform you that, as facilitator of this transaction, I take in form of commission a fair percentage.
"
―Giselle, Scarlett and the Auctioneer[src]

At some point during the late 1740s, Giselle was on Shipwreck Island, the major center of piracy in the Caribbean Sea. When she encountered Jack Sparrow there, he promised her marriage. He even gave her a ring with the red gemstone to show that he really intends to marry her. Delighted with his proposal, she went to her room to get herself dressed in a proper attire.[2]

However, as she was getting herself ready for the wedding, Giselle discovered that her colleague Scarlett was doing the same thing. When they discovered that they have identical engagement rings, both women realized that their grooms was the same man: Jack Sparrow.[2]

Suddenly, the curtains were opened to reveal a crowd of men cheering and shouting. A man known as the Auctioneer appeared, ready to sell them to the highest bidder. Though angry at this revelation, Giselle was even more angry when an old pirate gave a bid of only five pieces of silver. The assembled pirates started offering much more money for Scarlett.[2]

However, when they started fighting each other, the Auctioneer offered to sell them as a pair. Finally, a wealthy pirate Marquis D'avis offered 700 pieces of silver and two goats, winning the auction. Giselle and Scarlett were overjoyed, but suddenly, the Auctioneer shackled them, claiming that, as he bought them, he can sell them as well. He even stated that the hallowed Pirate Code says he's right, which the pirate Mungard confirmed.[2]

Angry because of this turn of events, Giselle asked the Auctioneer if he also owns anything she possesses or does. When he confirmed that, she said, Then own this!, and gave Mungard a hard slap on the face, causing a stir between the crowd of pirates.[2]

In the ensuing confusion, Mungard accidentally shot the Pirata Codex book. Scarlett and Giselle managed to escape. Giselle vowed that the next time she sees Jack Sparrow, she'll be "re-acquainting him" with the palm of her hand. Scarlett then revealed that she took out four nails that went on Jack's boat in case he had cold feet on their "wedding".[2]

Tortuga

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Giselle and Scarlett in Tortuga.

"Giselle."
"Who was she?"
"What?[Giselle slaps Jack]...I may have deserved that.
"
Jack Sparrow and Giselle, before Giselle slaps Jack.[src]

Shortly after the incident on Shipwreck Island, Giselle moved to another pirate port, Tortuga. One day, upon seeing Jack Sparrow and Scarlett together, Giselle slapped Jack across the face; echoing a slap Jack had moments before received from the similarly-irate Scarlett.[4]

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Jack Sparrow with Giselle and Scarlett in Tortuga.

Despite the divide between them, Scarlett and Giselle were often seen in each others' company in Tortuga. When William Turner searched for Jack Sparrow, the two claimed they had not seen Sparrow for a month, and asked if he could give him a message from them (another slap).[5]

Jack was ultimately reunited with both Scarlett and Giselle following his rescue from Davy Jones' Locker and the end of the Battle of Calypso's maelstrom, and was again greeted with a slap after admitting he loved neither of them. Giselle and Scarlett departed in the company of Joshamee Gibbs, while Jack set off on his quest for the Fountain of Youth.[6]

Equipment and skills

A woman of blonde hair, Giselle was typically seen wearing a yellow dress. Prior to their supposed wedding, she received from Jack Sparrow a golden ring with the shiny red gemstone.

Behind the scenes

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