Why Are The Serial Killers On “The Following” So Hot?

Don’t they make ugly psychopaths?

1. It all started with Joe Carroll.

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As the leader of a cult of serial killers, Joe has considerable influence over his followers.

2. (This is not a serial killer.)

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3. And since he’s so goddamn attractive, it makes sense that he’d lure fellow hotties.

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4. How else to explain Emma?

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She’s adorable.

5. Adorable!

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6. This is not a serial killer.

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7. And how about those gay neighbors?


These guys are SCARY cute.

8. I’m supposed to fear these dudes?

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Gotta be honest here: I just want to watch them make out.

9. This is a hunk, not a psychopath.

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10. Sorry, you’re just TOO pretty.

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Hey, it’s not your fault. ‘Cause you were born this way, baby.

11. Nice try, but not a serial killer.

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12. Also not a serial killer!

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13. Oh, and then this new dreamboat showed up.

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14. Like, come on, guys.

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Admit that Joe is recruiting based on looks.

15. Or hey, maybe this is an alternate universe where everyone is hot.

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Also known as The Best Alternate Universe Ever.

16. That would explain the detectives.

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Oh, hey, what’s up sexy law enforcement.

17. And maybe there are just a lot of pretty homicidal maniacs out there!

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What do I know.

18. It takes all kinds.

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