They were kindred spirits. It always struck me how well Rose knew him. She told Donna that the doctor thought Donna was brilliant. And he used exactly those words for her. Same thing happened when Rose told Donna that she was the most important woman in the universe. The Doctor always echoed Rose..
My Zombie Apocalypse Team based on the companions of the Eleventh Doctor from the show "Doctor Who." - Team Leader: Madame Vastra - Brawler: Commander Strax - Weapons Expert: River Song - Brains: Eleventh Doctor - Medic: Rory Williams - Speed Fighter: Jenny Flint - Mascot: Amy Pond - Guy who dies first: Dorium Maldovar