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'In an act of political correctness, the BBC has cast Jeremy Corbyn': Twitter users poke fun at the backlash against the first female Doctor Who with VERY sarcastic memes

  • Broadchurch star Jodie Whittaker announced as first female Dr Who
  • While many were delighted, some said it was 'political correctness gone mad'
  • Twitter users have poked fun at the backlash with hilarious memes
  • One made bingo card for all the sexist remarks they're likely to overhear

The decision to cast Jodie Whittaker as the first ever female Dr Who has whipped some fans into a frenzy of indignation.

While many praised the BBC and the show's writers for choosing a female actress, others slammed the decision as 'political correctness gone mad' and claimed they would be switching off.

However, those who are outraged by the decision have found themselves the butt of the joke in a series of hilarious memes posted by Twitter users.

JuliusGoat sarcastically bemoaned the downfall of white men in sci fi films and shows, with a gallery of heroes played by actors such as Robert Downey Jr, Daniel Craig and Chris Hemsworth.

And Jaz Moore goaded those complaining about political correctness, joking that the BBC had in fact decided to cast Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn as the time-traveller.

Given it was a woman who first speculated about the possibility of time travel we don't understand the fuss about #jodiewhittacker #DRWHO pic.twitter.com/YKEvkJZwmn

— Money Alive (@MyMoneyAlive) July 17, 2017

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