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MOFFAT trolls the internet again - "None of the Doctors are conventionally attractive"

FACT - This man in "not attractive".

In a new interview with the Radio Times, Steven Moffat has said that "Handsome men don’t quite suit" the part of the Doctor, and that "None of the Doctors are conventionally attractive" - I know one or two people who may disagree with him there, especially in regard to a certain David Tennant!

I'm quite sure that Steven Moffat knows exactly what he's saying, he's being deliberately provocative and is basically trolling the internet to gain maximum exposure for the show.
Damn him, it's working! Well played Mr Moffat, well played.

When it came to casting a new Doctor, Moffat said:
"When you choose a Doctor, you want somebody who is utterly compelling, attractive in a very odd way. None of the Doctors are conventionally attractive, but they’re all arresting. Handsome men don’t quite suit. Matt Smith’s a young, good-looking bloke from one angle but is actually the strangest looking man from another. You need that oddity; you need somebody who is carved out of solid star, really. Doctor Who is a whopping great star vehicle, despite the fact it changes star every so often. And so it really is built around the abilities, the charm, the magnetism of a succession of different actors. I’ve cast Matt Smith, Peter Capaldi and John Hurt, but the truth is, they all cast themselves – the easiest thing to spot in the world is sheer brilliance."
Moffat adds that Capaldi was chosen because:
"there is something about [his] demeanour, his eyes, his attitude – he’s tremendously bright and that comes out on screen."
Comparing Smith and Capaldi, he says:
"I always thought Matt, while a very young man, had something of the demeanour of a much older man, whereas Peter is a man in his 50s but is terribly boyish and young at times. I like the Doctors to have mixed messages about what age they are – you can’t really pin them down. The Doctors are all the same Doctor really, at the end of the day, but you can slide the faders up and down. And to emphasise the senior consultant over the medical student for once reminds people that he’s actually a terrifying old beast. Typically, Matt’s method would do that, too: occasionally just turn cold and you’d think, 'You’re not really a puppy are you?' Just like Peter Capaldi’s Doctor will sometimes remind me he’s a big kid at heart."

Source: Radio Times

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