21 Female Characters Who I Thought Were Villains, But They're Really Just Misunderstood

    *Jo March voice* "WOMEN!"

    1. Meredith Blake from The Parent Trap:

    2. Sharpay Evans from High School Musical:

    3. Isis from Bring It On:

    4. Miranda Priestly from The Devil Wears Prada:

    5. Narcissa Malfoy from Harry Potter:

    6. Cersei Lannister from Game of Thrones:

    7. Amy Dunne from Gone Girl:

    Amy looking up at her good-for-nothing husband as he brushes her hair

    8. Regina George from Mean Girls:

    9. Ursula from The Little Mermaid:

    10. Katherine Pierce from The Vampire Diaries:

    11. Emily Waltham from Friends:

    Emily looking shocked at Ross on their wedding day

    12. Wilhelmina Slater from Ugly Betty:

    Wilhelmina talking to her assistant about disappointing, white males.

    13. O-Ren Ishii from Kill Bill:

    14. Jennifer Check from Jennifer's Body:

    15. Mellie Grant from Scandal:

    Mellie looking at someone offscreen

    16. Baroness Elsa Schraeder from The Sound of Music:

    17. Emily Gilmore from Gilmore Girls:

    18. Skyler White from Breaking Bad:

    19. Martha Jones from Doctor Who:

    20. Lydia Bennet from Pride & Prejudice:

    Lydia Bennet in her bonnet

    21. Last, but not least, Cho Chang from Harry Potter:

    Who are some females in pop culture that you think get a bad rep? Sound off in the comments below!