The BBC has announced the next Doctor in Doctor Who will be — for the first time in its 54-year history — a woman, Jodie Whittaker from Broadchurch.
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While nice humans on social media were thrilled about this much-delayed regeneration, the usual trolls were not happy, to say the least.
But the 13th Doctor is here to ask fans not to fear her gender in a really moving interview with the BBC.
Asked how it feels to be the first woman to get the lead role in one of the most beloved sci-fi shows in history, Whittaker said: Read more...More about Gender, Doctor Who, Trolls, Woman Doctor Who, and Jodie Whittakernext'DoctorWho'perfectresponsepeoplehappyaboutgender