Now I don’t watch Dr. Who, but some controversy did catch my eye when The Daily Mail (which is currently being sued by certain copyright malcontents – I recant on my comment that only smaller sites are being shaken down) has asked why are male screen heroes disappearing?
It turns out that the popular BBC TV series which has been running for over half a century has decided to forcibly politicize it and fix what wasn’t broken.
Here is what the new lead actress, Jodie Whittaker says; ‘It feels completely overwhelming, as a feminist, as a woman, as an actor, as a human, as someone who wants to continually push themselves and challenge themselves, and not be boxed in by what you’re told you can and can’t be.
‘It feels incredible.’
I love how this is a less-than-tacit admission that the whole thing is politically motivated. Oh, that thing you have there is popular and watched weekly across countless national TV networks? Well we’re hijacking it to convey our message! Tough shit!
So who is next? Bond? I’m just going to leave this here;