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15 Female Movie Characters Who Audiences Were Waaaay Too Hard On For No Reason

Eleanor Young from Crazy Rich Asians deserved better.

We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which female movie characters were wrongly mistreated by audiences. Here are some women who deserved better:

🚨 Potential spoilers ahead! 🚨

Note: some submissions include topics of abuse and sexual assault.

1. Meredith Blake from The Parent Trap (1998)

Meredith sitting on a bench, staring at Hallie with attitude, saying: "Being young and beautiful is not a crime, you know"

2. Rose Tico from Star Wars: Episode IX — The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

Rose, a member of the Resistance, standing in a crowd looking confused

3. Carol Danvers/Captain Marvel from Captain Marvel (2019)

Captain Marvel staring at someone with a serious expression on her face, wearing her superhero suit, hair down to her shoulders

4. Eleanor Young from Crazy Rich Asians (2018)

Eleanor being rejected by a male hotel concierge in a cruel, racist manner; after she makes a call to her husband, the racist concierge

5. Storm from X-Men (2000)

Storm creating a storm with a determined expression on her face, hair flowing and pupils nowhere to be seen

6. Sharpay Evans from the High School Musical movies

Sharpay sitting on a lawn chair outside wearing a bathing suit and sunglasses, with a confident expression on her face, basking in all of her beautiful glory

7. Summer Finn from 500 Days of Summer (2009)

Summer sitting in a bar with Tom and his friend, with a sure look on her face, saying: "Relationships are messy, and people's feelings get hurt. Who needs it?"

8. Foxxy Cleopatra from Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002)

Foxxy pointing a gun at Goldmember with a serious expression on her face, defending Austin and helping save the day

9. Miranda Priestly from The Devil Wears Prada (2006)

Miranda looking at papers Emily hands her with importance and annoyance, while saying: "Details of your incompetence do not interest me"

10. Wendy Torrance from The Shining (1980)

Wendy carrying a bat in the hotel, wearing overalls, with a terrifying expression on her face

11. Valkyrie from Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

Valkyrie staring with a serious expression on her face, wearing her armor, prepared to fight

12. Bernie Harris from Waiting to Exhale (1995)

Bernie walking away from her ex-husband's car after lighting it on fire, feeling relieved and sad at the same time

13. Yzma from The Emperor's New Groove (2000)

14. The Wicked Witch of the West from The Wizard of Oz (1939)

The Wicked Witch of the West angrily asking Dorothy who killed her sister; Wicked Witch of the West going to the house, looking at her dead sister's legs wearing the ruby slippers trapped underneath the house

15. And Jenny Curran from Forrest Gump (1994)

Jenny looking at Forrest, long hair wearing hippie clothes, happy to be reuniting with him at a protest in Washington, D.C

Submissions have been edited for length and clarity.

Which female movie character do *you* think deserved better? Tell us in the comments below. 🎬