Behind every dominating male character there seems to be an annoying female who nobody likes. Here are the five that attract the most hate.
Wow, I hate Skyler White, but when you look at the description of the last 3 series of Breaking Bad then surely we should empathise with Skyler more than her meth cooking husband Walt. But we don’t. why is this? It could be the fact that Skyler is built like Michael Phelps or that she has a stronger jaw-line than most boxers. I think, however, it’s just because we follow Walt’s plight more than hers. We understood Walt’s original plan of making money by doing bad things to provide for his family. He obviously went off the rails somewhat but I hated Skyler for sleeping with Ted Beneke way more than I have ever hated Walt for any of his bad deeds. If she is in any way a part of Walt’s inevitable demise in the long awaited finale then she will go down as one of TV’s most hated characters of all time.
Betty is Mad Men’s top dog Don Draper’s extremely hot but boring and immature ex-wife. It’s like the writers could have made Betty into a great character but she’s just too housewifely to be liked and just comes across as emotionally shallow. If you look at the infidelity stats against her husband Don then we should be feeling sorry for Betty but no, we get behind Don and his conquests because they are just more interesting that his wooden wife. Betty is also a pretty piss poor mother, which doesn’t help her get the female fan vote.
Let me give you a run down of The Walking Dead’s Lori Grimes if you haven’t seen the show yet. Her husband Rick is hospitalized with a gun shot wound whilst a zombie apocalypse breaks out, his best friend Shane tells her he is dead. One month later and she is already sleeping with Shane when shockingly she is reunited with husband Rick who turns out to be alive. Several zombie attack scenes later during which Lori contributes absolutely nothing but constantly losing her son, husband Rick kills Shane who was planning on murdering him and taking his father/husband role. When Lori is informed of this she is actually annoyed with Rick! Oh and I forgot to mention Shane tried to rape her previously. Lori was never given much of a chance was she? My only wish was that she was killed off in a worse way than what she was.
I have watched The Wire an abundance of times and I really struggled to remember Rhonda’s name when it came to writing this article. That says it all really. All that really sticks in my mind about Rhonda are her Churchill like jowls and high sense of self worth. The Wire is a sexist show and apart from Snoop and Kima, who are heavily masculine, there are no popular female characters in the show and Rhonda is left to carry the load on her own. A forceful and confident lawyer, she should surely be a role model for female watchers but her strong career focused characteristics are overshadowed by generally ruining scenes and sleeping with married men, albeit with fan favourite McNulty.
Debra, you’re a detective and your brother has been slaughtering people under your nose for years. You fool. Couple this kind of stupidity with her hick dress sense and constant swearing that borders on the ridiculous then you have a character that will grind on people series after series. Her constant need for love and attention lead her into the arms of the ice truck killer and by that point (Only series 1) I wasn’t bothered if she was mutilated by him or not. In fact I’m fairly sure the only person that has ever found her truly appealing is sex pest Masuka.