Each week, Ben Hopkinson looks back at what’s happened the past 7 days and what was trending on Twitter with the Maritime Hashtag Minute.
This week’s #MaritimeHashtagMinute was #JinkxMonsson, after the Drag Race star was announced on Monday to have joined the cast for the new series of Doctor Who. View the Tweets below:
I’m honored, thrilled, and utterly excited to join @bbcdoctorwho!— Jinkx Monsoon (@JinkxMonsoon) April 3, 2023
Russell T Davies is a visionary and a brilliant writer— I can’t wait to get into the weeds with him and the crew! I hope there’s room in the TARDIS for my luggage! https://t.co/LaUqu3bS4g
🚨 BREAKING – New #DoctorWho Casting – Jinkx Monsoon!— Tardis Central (@Tardis_Central) April 3, 2023
Drag Race's fifth season winner, Jinkx Monsoon, is set to be playing a "major role" in the upcoming series 14 of Doctor Who. #DrWho
Via Variety pic.twitter.com/dDtEbI17eY
Doctor Who will now have Sex Education’s Ncuti Gatwa, Heartstopper’s Yasmin Finney, and Drag Race’s Jinkx Monsoon… there’s a very gay team behind all this that wants me to watch and they have won https://t.co/Jm0O2zfcM5— Wendell (@RhodeToLove) April 3, 2023
NEW 🚨 Drag Race winner Jinkx Monsoon is joining #DoctorWho in a major new role, after recently completing her sell-out run on Broadway’s Chicago.— sᴜᴘᴇʀ ᴛᴠ (@superTV247) April 3, 2023
Russel T Davies: “Jinkx Monsoon is on a collision course with the TARDIS, and Doctor Who will never be the same again!" pic.twitter.com/VdbpmwzCzo
The significance of the cast of Jinkx Monsoon, a trans femme drag queen, as a major character in Doctor Who at this particular moment in time cannot be understated.— David Chipakupaku 🏴🇿🇲 (@David_Chippa) April 3, 2023
Also that gal can ACT.