It’s been rumoured that Jodie Whittaker is going to be leaving Doctor Who after Season 13, and fans have now been getting #JodieOurDoctor trending on Twitter. This has been such a lovely thing to see, especially after Jodie Whittaker got so much hate when she was first cast.
So, the news that Jodie will be leaving Doctor Who after this upcoming season came from The Mirror. Having spent a bit of time working for them and The Express, I know that they wouldn’t make something like that up. Therefore, I believe what they claimed in their report is true.
It’s since been rumoured that Daniel Kaluuya could be replacing her, which I’m so sold on to be honest. There were plenty of rumours before The Mirror’s article that Whittaker was going to leave the show. I’d heard rumours that her agent wanted her to call it a day on the Doctor.
#JodieOurDoctor trending on Twitter, which is great news!
In light of the recent rumours, whether she stays or goes, let it go on record that we absolutely love and support Jodie Whittaker as the 13th Doctor. She has proven that she is absolutely The Doctor, and that the character isn’t defined by gender. #JodieOurDoctor #DoctorWho💙💙 pic.twitter.com/jfFox7aeMD
— Doctor Who Online (@DrWhoOnline) January 4, 2021
Leaving or Staying, Jodie is the kind of warm and bubbly person you'd want playing the title character, not just as a fab actor, but a phenomenal mascot for Who #JodieOurDoctor pic.twitter.com/WGTVK36Ioi
— George Sheard (@acecreeptwo) January 4, 2021
In light of the rumours, I just wanted to say that Jodie Whittaker is one of my favourite incarnations of the Doctor. In person and on screen, she’s a beaming light of hope, illuminating the darkest of days.
— Ginge 🔥 (@Redheadedchinny) January 4, 2021
Jodie has been a fantastic doctor and ambassador for the show.
The perfect casting for the first female doctor ❤️🥺💫
— Safe Space Who 💫 (@SafeSpaceDrWho) January 4, 2021
jodie's era was what made me fall in love with doctor who again. her passion and enthusiasm for the show are so heartwarming and she is so kind, selfless and wonderful. they couldn't have picked anyone better to continue this role. she will always be the doctor ♡#jodieourdoctor pic.twitter.com/bR8UgxP7ii
— helenα ★ (@doctoorwho) January 4, 2021
The fact that fans have now taken to Twitter in their droves to share the hashtag #JodieOurDoctor has really warmed my heart. Granted, there have been problems with her time in the role, but it had and has nothing to do with Jodie as an actor. It has all to do with poor writing and even poorer direction.
The show’s new showrunner, Chris Chibnail’s start of the show was pretty disastrous, and the show really suffered for a season and a half I’d say. However, it’s picked up recently and the New Year’s Day special was pretty darn superb.
What do you make of this news? Are you one of the people sharing the hashtag #JodieOurDoctor on Twitter? Are you sad to hear that she’ll be leaving the show at the end of Season 13? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.
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