Samantha Bee Shuts Down Sexist Doctor Who Fans In The Best Way Possible

The comedian posted a satirical 'Fem-Agenda: What To Ruin Next' list which imagines other famous characters as female

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If news of the BBC's gigantic gender gap is giving you the sweats, here's something that'll cheer you up.

On Sunday it was announcedJodie Whittaker will become the first-ever female Doctor Who and this caused a Very Dramatic Internet Meltdown in two different ways. In the left camp, we have the man-babies who can believe in a time-traveling doctor regenerating every few years yet struggle to wrap their heads around said Time Lord having a vagina.

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In the right camp, however, were the brilliant people fighting back against wholly unnecessary trolling.

We also bring you Samantha Bee. The Canadian/American host of weekly show Full Frontal is not one to let abhorrent sexism slide. From rotary Trump takedowns to segments on the backlog of rape kits in Georgia, the late night queen's show has become required viewing for those in search of the sharpest political satire on television.

While it's usually her research-dense yet profanity-laced monologues that become viral hits, this time it's her Twitter activity getting us all fired up.

Two days ago Bee posted a picture of her 'Fem-Gender', a to-do list which imagines various characters and objects as female e.g. 'Female Spongebob', 'Girl Hitler' and 'Popetress'.

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It's hilarious, obviously, but some people didn't quite get the joke. Men of the internet, true to form, then started mansplaining Bee's own joke back to her.

Because it must get very boring having to deal with idiots online, the comedian then posted a follow-up Tweet, this time an 'official' statement from the Full Frontal team:

She wrote in the post: 'Unfortunately, it has been brought to our attention by your vigilant comments and tweets that some things on our list already exist in female form, including but not limited to: 'Girl dogs', 'Female Avatar', 'Female Father's Day', 'Female Girl Bands', 'Female day-time talk show hosts', 'Books, but for girls', and 'Female Samantha Bee'.

'At the time, we had no way of knowing there were already girl dogs or any of those other things. We have since done a Google image search for 'girl dogs' and can confirm: they exist, and they're very pretty. We are, however, still looking into trucks with vaginas - please contact us if you have ever fucked your truck.'

The internet is for memes, lols and moaning at Trainline. Y'all should know that by now.

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