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    Here Are 25 TV And Movie Characters People Once Despised, But Now Love

    "When I first watched Friends, I felt like I automatically had to hate Janice, but then I realized that she wasn't that bad."

    We recently asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which TV or movie characters they hated, but now love! Here are some of the best responses:

    1. Emily Gilmore from Gilmore Girls

    2. Janice from Friends

    3. Hades from Hercules

    4. Yzma from The Emperor's New Groove

    5. Loki from the Marvel Cinematic Universe

    6. Miranda Bailey from Grey's Anatomy

    7. Sharpay Evans from High School Musical

    8. Regina Mills/The Evil Queen from Once Upon a Time

    9. Karen Filippelli from The Office

    10. Plankton from SpongeBob SquarePants

    11. Emily Waltham from Friends

    12. Zazu from The Lion King

    13. Maleficent from Sleeping Beauty

    14. Meredith Blake from The Parent Trap

    15. Ursula from The Little Mermaid

    16. Squidward from SpongeBob SquarePants

    17. Toni Topaz from Riverdale

    18. Roy from The Office

    19. Regina George from Mean Girls

    20. The Witch from Into the Woods

    21. The Beast from Beauty and the Beast

    22. Nathan Scott from One Tree Hill

    23. Cersei Lannister from Game of Thrones

    24. Rizzo from Grease

    25. Miss Hannigan from Annie

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    Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.