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BBC Responds to Female 'Doctor Who' Complaints After Jodie Whittaker Announcement

The BBC has crafted a perfect statement to respond to those upset that they have cast Jodie Whittaker as the first female Doctor Who after a string of males held the role.

The news was announced over the weekend that Jodie would be taking over the role, and some on Twitter began immediately rejoicing. However, there were some who wanted the role to remain male.

“Some viewers contacted us unhappy that Jodie Whittaker has been cast as the new Doctor,” the BBC wrote on their complaints website.

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Celebrities React to Jodie Whittaker's 'Doctor Who' Announcement!

Broadchurch star Jodie Whittaker was announced as the first female Doctor Who today, and celebrities have been celebrating her brand new role on social media.

“I’m beyond excited to begin this epic journey – with Chris [Chibnall, new writer and executive producer] and with every Whovian on this planet,” Jodie said in a statement when the news was announced. “It’s more than an honor to play the Doctor. It means remembering everyone I used to be, while stepping forward to embrace everything the Doctor stands for: hope. I can’t wait.”

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Jodie Whittaker Named as 13th Doctor on 'Doctor Who'

Actress Jodie Whittaker will star as the first female lead in the hit series Doctor Who.

The 34-year-old British actor will take over when Peter Capaldi leaves his role following the Christmas special later this year, the BBC announced after the 2017 Wimbledon finals.

You may recognize Jodie from Broadchurch.

“I’m beyond excited to begin this epic journey – with Chris [Chibnall, new writer and executive producer] and with every Whovian on this planet,” Jodie said. “It’s more than an honor to play the Doctor. It means remembering everyone I used to be, while stepping forward to embrace everything the Doctor stands for: hope. I can’t wait.”

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