I WANTED TO SHOW OFF MY DALEGS
Sunday Mail|April 25, 2021
Star chose Doctor Who mini skirts
Jennifer Hyland

Karen Gillan has revealed she was behind the controversial decision to wear short skirts on Doctor Who.

The Hollywood actress, who played Amy Pond in the sci-fi series, said she picked all her outfits.

Bosses were criticised for “shamelessly sexing up” the long-running show and it was even accused of being too sexy for family viewing.

Following her debut on the BBC hit in April 2010, Karen’s appearance was labelled “slutty” by a small section of fans who objected to her being on screen in a policewoman’s outfit with a tiny skirt.

But the 33-year-old has said it was her choice to include short skirts as a staple part of her character’s costume and says, despite the backlash, she has never regretted it.

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