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Jodie Whittaker Is the 13th Doctor on Doctor Who

Original story at Vulture• 12 mentions • 2 months ago

Vulture 2 months ago

 
The future is female. Jodie Whittaker has been revealed to be the 13th Doctor on the BBC sci-fi series Doctor Who, making her the very first non-white male to portray the iconic role. The news was revealed after the men’s Wimbledon finals on the BBC, with the Doctor Who social media accounts following soon after. “I’m beyond excited to begin this epic journey, with Chris and with every Whovian on this planet,” Whittaker said in a statement. “It’s more than an honour to play the Doctor. It means remembering everyone I used to be, while stepping forward to embrace everything ...
 
 
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19 Jul
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RT @DoctorWho_BBCA: "Jodie Whittaker is the 13th Doctor on #DoctorWho" - via @NYMag and @vulture https://t.co/EyY3Co9mOj https://t.co/UPD4
17 Jul
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Jodie Whittaker Is the 13th Doctor on Doctor Who BRAVA! 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽 https://t.co/p0uGZ2eRGr
17 Jul
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RT @NYMag: This is a historic moment for #DoctorWho https://t.co/WvSLl1eeeN
16 Jul
G. Charles Wright @SkinnyArbuckle
RT @vulture: High profile Whovians applaud Jodie Whittaker's selection #Doctor13 https://t.co/KXUF916ppu
16 Jul
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RT @vulture: High profile Whovians applaud Jodie Whittaker's selection #Doctor13 https://t.co/KXUF916ppu
16 Jul
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RT @NYMag: This is a historic moment for #DoctorWho https://t.co/WvSLl1eeeN
16 Jul
Sarah Breen @SarahJayBee
RT @vulture: Here's the first photo of Jodie Whittaker as #Doctor13 https://t.co/8JT6zk4cCb
16 Jul
Eileen N. @datagoodies
RT @NYMag: Jodie Whittaker is best known for her leading role in #Broadchurch https://t.co/zUelMMyPqD
16 Jul
The Cut @TheCut
Broadchurch's Jodie Whittaker becomes #DoctorWho's first female Doctor https://t.co/hpV4ScrStm
16 Jul
Wise_Diva @wise_diva
RT @NYMag: This is a historic moment for #DoctorWho https://t.co/WvSLl1eeeN
16 Jul
New York Magazine @NYMag
Jodie Whittaker announced as 13th Doctor on #DoctorWho https://t.co/evrfjpHbd6
16 Jul
Vulture @vulture
Jodie Whittaker is our new Doctor on #DoctorWho https://t.co/hW1n8CBy5n