10 Worst Characters People Hate and Wish Never Existed

Is there a fictional character that people love but you absolutely disdain? You've got company.

Someone asked, “Which popular character in a series did you despise and wish was never written?” And these were the top-voted responses.

“Definitely. I hate Umbridge more than I hate Voldemort. Unfortunately, we've all had that one teacher,” one user shared. Many agreed while one argued, “Here's the thing about Umbridge, she was a helluva antagonist in Harry Potter.”

Dolores Umbridge From Harry Potter

“I listened to the Twilight series again on audio back in 2020, and I completely skipped New Moon because of how annoying she is being so depressed about a boy, and she never leaves the house. The ENTIRE book is based on her bad decisions, ugh.” 

Bella Swan From Twilight

“Augustus from The Fault in Our Stars. He was so condescending that I started rooting for his cancer,” one user admitted. Another agreed, “Every time I reread The Fault in Our Stars, I hate Augustus more and more.”

Augustus From The Fault in Our Stars

“Lydia Bennet from Pride and Prejudice. God, I just wanted to slap her and tell her to go to her room. She seemed to be allowed to get away with so much,” someone confessed.

Lydia Bennet From Pride and Prejudice

“I wish Baron Vladimir Harkonnen from Dune was written better. He was an overweight, ugly dude who made poor decisions when blinded by his ambition and hatred,” one user expressed. 

Baron Vladimir Harkonnen From Dune

“The Joker,” one said. “He's an excellent character, and I'm a die-hard Batman and D.C. fan. Still, in the modern fandom, so many people nonironically Stan the Joker and claim he's just misunderstood and is a victim.”

The Joker Batman DC Comics

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