“And I cannot thank Chris enough for entrusting me with his incredible stories. We knew that we wanted to ride this wave side by side, and pass on the baton together. So here we are, weeks away from wrapping on the best job I have ever had. I don’t think I’ll ever be able to express what this role has given me. I will carry the Doctor and the lessons I’ve learnt forever.
“I know change can be scary and none of us know what’s out there. That’s why we keep looking. Travel Hopefully. The Universe will surprise you. Constantly.
Reacting to her departure announcement, fans celebrated her tenure, expressing how grateful they were to her for her representation of the character and how sad they were to see her leave:
Thank you, Jodie Whittaker for firmly becoming *my* Doctor. And there is still plenty more to see and do before you… https://t.co/esMbW5HHbv
— Jeff's Beef and Beans (@Jeff's Beef and Beans)
jodie whittaker i love you https://t.co/mQhukQRI5G