With the mass chain of exceptional and binge-worthy television crime dramas now becoming a weekly ritual, the experts at OnBuy TV and Cinema decided to investigate which TV psychopath people are most attracted to.
After surveying 2,879 fans, and with some skin crawling candidates, including YOU’s Joe Goldberg, played by Penn Badgley and Dexter Morgan, played by Michael C. Hall, OnBuy TV and Cinema has revealed who takes the hair-raising throne.
First Place: Killing Eve – Villanelle
After two years and 24 episodes, the fashion-stopping Russian assassin has ranked as the nation’s most attractive TV psychopath at 81%!
Whether it’s her flamboyant, show-stopping garms or her seductive and cunning personality, Villanelle has successfully attracted a worldwide fan-base.
With BBC One casting heartthrobs like Jodie Comer, it’s no wonder audiences are falling under her spell.
Second Place: YOU – Joe Goldberg
Coming in second is disturbing bookstore owner Joe Goldberg with 63% of the votes
Researchers at Brock and Adelle Forth of Carlton Universities suggest that psychopathic traits such as superficial charm can work as a tactic for attracting their sexual partners. Penn Badgley, who plays the terrifying Mr. Goldberg, used these traits wisely. Badgley went Gossip Girl lonely boy, to wanted boy.
Third Place: Good Girls – Rio
Following closely behind the cereal stalker is heartthrob drug dealer Rio, played by Manny Montana (57%).
Even though he’s threatened Beth Boland, Ruby Hill, and Annie Marks more times than we can count – 34 episodes in and viewers still can’t get enough!
Tattoos, bad boy persona, and charismatic charm – are all the ingredients for a spellbinding psychopath.
Fourth Place: Game of Thrones – Cersei Lannister
She may not be the Mother of Dragons but, this incestuous Queen got viewers hearts racing in more than a few ways. Nearly half of fans voted for Cersei as the most attractive Villain to grace our screens.
Cersei Lannister’s romance with her brother is undeniably questionable, but her ego, sinister mind and charm have made viewers fall completely head over heals for her.
Fifth Place: Walking Dead – Negan
Faction leader of the Saviors, Negan comes in fifth place with 41% of the fan vote.
Previously known for breaking the hearts of Grey Anatomy fans, Jeffrey Dean Morgan rules with an iron fist and debatable morals in the Walking Dead.
With his charismatic smile and manipulative persona, it is no wonder why fans gush over this psychotic leader.
10th Place: Top Boy – Dushane
In last place is London’s much-feared Top Boy Dushane (18%) accompanied by his right-hand man Sully (26%) sitting closely at number nine.
The notorious drug-dealing pied piper is both loved and feared on and off television sets. With his alluring and irresistible charm, it’s easy to look over his very questionable violent behaviour.