The BBC broke the Internet in the best way possible over the weekend, when it announced the 13th Doctor on the sci-fi series Doctor Who will be a woman specifically, British actress Jodie Whittaker. Fans and former Dr. Who cast members flooded social media with messages celebrating this groundbreaking decision.
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Is 'The Invisible Man' on Netflix? Is 'Candyman' On Netflix? Where To Watch Original 'Candyman'. Or Did It? Not Tonight, Broseph. The announcement that the highly talented Jodie Whittaker would be the 13th doctor should have been a joyous occasion for sci-fi fans everywhere. The fact that Doctor Who has cast its first female doctor is a source of excitement in and of itself, but having the role go to Whittaker, one of the strongest and most underrated actors working right now, is even more exciting. It was an exhausting and eye-rolling response that only the internet is capable of. However, I have a secret for you. Doctor Who has a long history of actors and actresses who embracing both tasteful nudity and full-on steamy orgies.
The BBC's decision to offer the part to Whittaker was hailed by many including those who had played the role before. Whittaker herself asked fans not to, " be scared of my gender. For the most part, those objections have surfaced in the form of personally authored Tweets and posts on social media. Whittaker has been an actor for some time and many female actors do indeed appear naked on film — and increasingly on television — for purposes both sensational and narrative. There is nothing shameful, tawdry or even "saucy" about that within context.