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People Are Sharing The Characters You Don't Realize Are The "Actual Villains" In TV Shows And Movies, And It's So True

Featuring some of your faves...sorry!

Ever look back on a movie or show and realize the character everyone loved — or was supposed to love — was actually the one who was problematic AF? Well, a little while back, we took a look at a popular Twitter meme format where people shared which characters they believe were the actual villains of the stories, and their hilarious claims sparked even more great responses from our very own BuzzFeed Community!

Here's what they shared:


1. Actual villains of The Office: Pam, Angela

left to right Jenna Fischer as Pam Beesly, Angela Kinsey as Angela Martin from the show the office

2. Actual villain of Thor: Odin

3. Actual villain of Desperate Housewives: Susan

Teri Hatcher and James Denton in the show Desperate Housewives

4. Actual villain of How I Met Your Mother: Lily

5. Actual villain of High School Musical: Sharpay

6. Actual villain of Glee: Mr. Schue

7. Actual villain of Mean Girls: BOTH Janis and Regina

Rachel McAdams and Lizzy Caplan in the movie mean girls

8. Actual villain of Breaking Bad: The American Healthcare System

9. Actual villain of Voltron: Legendary Defender: Hubris

10. Actual villain of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory: Grandpa Joe

11. Actual villain of No Good Nick: Tony

12. Actual villain of Jennifer's Body: Needy

Megan Fox and Amanda Seyfried in the movie jennifers body. in the movie they are both at a bar.

13. Actual villain of Gilmore Girls: Lorelai

14. Actual villain of Devil Wears Prada: Andy's boyfriend and her friends

15. And finally — actual villain of The Princess Diaries: Lily

So, what do YOU think? Are these the actual villains? Do you have movies/shows, where you disagree about who people consider the "villain"? Let me know in the comments below!

Note: Some responses have been edited for length/clarity.