Merriam-Webster Dictionary Trolls Sexist ‘Doctor Who' Fans with Another Sassy Tweet
10 days ago - By Fortune
When the BBC revealed on Sunday that the next doctor in its long-running Doctor Who drama would be played by British actress Jodie Whittaker, many cheered the decision to cast a female lead for the first time in the show's 50 year history.
But there were-of course- detractors who saw the move as a departure from the show's plot or an over-eager attempt to comply with political correctness.
Whittaker herself sought to comfort these critics during an interview with the BBC, in which she urged viewers to “not to be scared” by her gender.
“Because this is a really exciting time,” she said...
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