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True Romance: David Tennant Calls Doctor Who’s Rose the Tenth Doctor’s Girlfriend

Also, Pennsylvania just got very, very lucky.

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David Tennant’s recent Wizard World Comic Con Raleigh appearance produced a wealth of amazing fandom related items but the Radio Times reported on another one we thought you might be interested in.

“Rose was a girlfriend, even if they didn’t say it,” Tennant told the audience about his on-screen relationship with Billie Piper’s character Rose Tyler. Excuse me for a minute.

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RoseTen5Meanwhile, Blastr exclusively reports Tennant and Piper will be appearing together at Wizard World in Philadelphia this May, which is a historic event! They write:

The appearance marks the first time Tennant and Piper have been on stage together in the U.S. at a fan event. Further, while Piper has been a guest at cons in the states, this is only Tennant’s third North American convention ever (the second was Wizard World Raleigh Comic Con last weekend, and the first was his 2009 panel at San Diego Comic-Con — which was more of a media appearance, and didn’t include autograph and photo opportunities).

They also added, “Organizers for Wizard World Comic Con additionally shared that Piper would only be appearing on Sunday, so the duo’s panel will be held that day.”

I haven’t been down to WW Philly in a few years, I guess it’s time to make the trip again. Carpool, anyone?

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Jill Pantozzi is a pop-culture journalist and host who writes about all things nerdy and beyond! She’s Editor in Chief of the geek girl culture site The Mary Sue (Abrams Media Network), and hosts her own blog “Has Boobs, Reads Comics” (TheNerdyBird.com). She co-hosts the Crazy Sexy Geeks podcast along with superhero historian Alan Kistler, contributed to a book of essays titled “Chicks Read Comics,” (Mad Norwegian Press) and had her first comic book story in the IDW anthology, “Womanthology.” In 2012, she was featured on National Geographic’s "Comic Store Heroes," a documentary on the lives of comic book fans and the following year she was one of many Batman fans profiled in the documentary, "Legends of the Knight."