So on Sunday, the BBC announced that Jodie Whittaker was to be the 13th Doctor Who, making her the first female to be cast in the role.
Obviously, menz on the internet lost their collective mind because a woman would now play Doctor Who, so here are our favourite reactions to their reactions.
— Joe Scaramanga (@JoeScaramanga) July 16, 2017
Her first adventure is politely correcting everyone who calls her “Nurse Who.”
— Bess Kalb (@bessbell) July 16, 2017
I effing love the guys who are like “Dr. Who can’t be a woman because it’s not canon”
Like, OOPS WE VIOLATED THE RULES OF MAKE-BELIEVE
— Geraldine (@everywhereist) July 17, 2017
“I just can’t picture a female doctor!”
It’s a fucking TV show mate, they provide the pictures for you
— Jon (@Kirioth) July 16, 2017
“Doctor Who is being run by PC lefties now”
— Chris Down (@PlingetheElder) July 16, 2017
nerd boys: i hate that there’s a female Doctor Who!!! if a woman is in it i’m OUT!
also nerd boys: women won’t date me because i’m too nice
— Lane Moore (@hellolanemoore) July 16, 2017
if theres girl dr. who whats next? a girl darth vader? a girl spock? a girl kisses me? will a girl please kiss me? ive never kissed a girl
— Megan Amram (@meganamram) July 16, 2017