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Gwyneth Paltrow, Anne Hathaway, And Angelina Jolie(?) Are All More Hated Than Chris Brown

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Gather round ye faithful, for the time has come once again to ruminate on which celebrities made Star Magazine’s extremely competitive “Most Hated Celebrities In Hollywood” list this year. Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who’s the most reviled of them all?

While those among you uninitiated to the hypocrisies of celebrity culture might think it would be the celebrities who had hurt other people and acted like unrepentant dicks about it who received the most hatred, it would seem narcicissism, sanctimony, and general uncoolness are vastly greater crimes. Which would explain why Gwyneth Paltrow, Anne Hathaway, and Angelina Jolie(?!) all placed higher than Chris Brown, who squeaked in at #20. Because being an embarrassingly sincere theater person is worse than severely beating a woman and then getting a tattoo of her bruised up face on your neck. Oh, most definitely. Why? Because misogyny.

Here is the entire list in order, annotated with their crimes:

1. Gwyneth Paltrow

Crimes: Pseudoscience, esp. w/r/t gluten and carbohydrates, misrepresentation of self as “everymom,” looking too perfect all the time.

2. Kristen Stewart

Crimes: Cheating on Edward Cullen with old, gross director; seeming ungrateful for the blessings of fame; Converse on the red carpet.

3. Jennifer Lopez

Crimes: Leaving American Idol, flouting the 2013 Grammys dress code despite being over 40, selling too many records.

4. John Mayer

Crimes: Continuing to say douchey things, having a racist dick.

5. Katherine Heigl

Crimes: Acting in terrible rom-coms that promote a stereotypical view of women; acting all surprised and victimized when people hate her for it.

6. Matt Lauer

Crimes: Hosting The Today Show?

7. Madonna

Crimes: Midlife crisis-motivated activities including, but not limited to, breast-baring, blatant ecstasy use, and “too many selfies.”

8. Justin Bieber

Crimes: Mistreatment of exotic pets, being too swaggy for a child of his age, hubris.

9. Anne Hathaway

Crimes: Being a vegan, excessive talk of her Les Mis diet, failing to hide theater loser roots, not being as cool as Jennifer Lawrence.

10. Kris Jenner

Crimes: Narcissism; miseducating children re: narcissism as viable career path.

11. Kim Kardashian

Crimes: Expecting, and receiving, large amounts of money and attention just for being Kim Kardashian.

12. LeAnn Rimes

Crimes: Homewrecking; having an eating disorder.

13. Ashton Kutcher

Crimes: Making misleading statements re: sex trafficking statistics; raising money for anti-sex-worker organizations; hot tub threesome…but mostly, being a dufus.

14. Jay Leno

Crimes: Dad jokes? IDK, who watches Jay Leno anymore?

15. Angelina Jolie

Crimes: Overly enthusiastic humanitarianism; adopting too many children; skinniness.

16. Lindsay Lohan

Crimes: All on file with the LA county sheriff’s dept.

17. Shia LaBeouf

Crimes: Unearned pretentiousness.

18. Taylor Swift

Crimes: Faux-naiveté, pedophilia.

19. Jesse James

Crimes: Does Jesse James even count as a celebrity?

20. Chris Brown

Crimes: Beating a woman until her life was in danger; acting like an unrepentant jerk about it; developing a persecution complex re: anyone who didn’t forgive him as quickly as he would’ve liked; flouting community service requirements; getting a tattoo of his battered ex’s face on his neck; getting back together with said woman; flaunting his relationship with her in everyone’s faces. HE IS THE ONLY PERSON ON THIS LIST WHO PHYSICALLY HURT ANOTHER PERSON.

Which seems worse to you? Related: why was fellow woman abuser Charlie Sheen nowhere to be found? QUESTIONS.

(Via TheCut)

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  • Devyn M Chrisner

    People Suck!!!!!! Anne Hathaway is an amazing person inside and out. I really do hope she does not quit acting because the world is full of to many stupid people!!!!

  • Jeff

    The women rank higher on the list than a man who beat his girlfriend because of misogyny definitely, but the man who beat his girlfriend ranks lower on the list because as a black man, he probably doesn’t register to white people in addition to a smidge of male privilege. Overall, this is a shallow list that epitomize everything wrong with celebrity obsessed culture and shouldn’t even be taken seriously.

  • Sarah Evans

    This is probably the most ridiculous thing I have ever wasted my time reading. Anne Hathaway was voted “more hated” than Chris Brown? What is wrong with you people? He put his girlfriend in the hospital with broken ribs among other injuries, and you hate Anne Hathaway more than him because she is a Vegan and raves about her diet she went on? Get over yourself. Whoever wrote this article is judgemental, possibly jealous because he/she isn’t famous, and obviously has no conscience, since you would rather hang out with a woman beater than a cool vegan with and awesome haircut (which btw she got wayyyy before JLaw did) who is always poised and sweet because you think she “isn’t as cool as Jennifer Lawrence” and Gwyneth Patrons because she “looks too perfect” and is a great mom. Pathetic. Have fun getting the Chris Brown Beat Down part two.

    P.S. On a scale of 1-Chris Brown, how mad are you after reading this?