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16 Ways Yzma From "The Emperor's New Groove" Is The Greatest Role Model Disney Ever Created

Yzma sees what she wants and makes it hers. Yzma is smart. Be like Yzma.

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1. She's an ambitious person.

She could have been happy just being Kuzco's advisor (which was a nice enough job), but Yzma preferred to take the throne and follow her dream of becoming an empress.
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She could have been happy just being Kuzco's advisor (which was a nice enough job), but Yzma preferred to take the throne and follow her dream of becoming an empress.

2. Not only that, she's a woman of science.

What other Disney villain has a secret laboratory?
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What other Disney villain has a secret laboratory?

3. Also, she does all this without sacrificing her glamorous looks.

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Truly, if there's anyone who knows how to dress, it's Yzma.

4. She doesn't stand up for anyone's idiocy.

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5. And she's also not afraid of calling other people out on their stupidity.

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6. She lets out her frustrations through physical activity.

Like smashing busts of the people she hates the most.
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Like smashing busts of the people she hates the most.

7. And even though many describe her as "ugly" or "scary beyond all reason," she feels sexy.

She knows that it doesn't matter what anyone else says, so long as you love yourself. <3
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She knows that it doesn't matter what anyone else says, so long as you love yourself. <3

8. And she spoils herself, because she knows that she deserves it.

TREAT. YO. SELF.
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TREAT. YO. SELF.

9. For Yzma, age is nothing but a mere social construct.

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Who says you can't jump rope at... whatever age she is...?

10. She also takes good care of her skin.

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, right?
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An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, right?

11. She LOVES gossip.

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12. She always finds a silver lining, even in the worst of situations.

Don&#x27;t you remember her at Kuzco&#x27;s funeral? She was the first one to move on. 😉
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Don't you remember her at Kuzco's funeral? She was the first one to move on. 😉

13. She can be very subtle.

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14. But she can also make herself noticed when necessary.

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15. Even when she turns into a cat, she doesn't let that stop her, but rather uses it to her advantage.

Yzma is the kind of person who takes obstacles and makes them work in her favor.
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Yzma is the kind of person who takes obstacles and makes them work in her favor.

16. Because Yzma is a winner, even when she doesn't get her way.

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So, for all these reasons, be smart. Be like Yzma.

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This post was translated from Spanish.

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