“It’s a show with actual Neo-Nazis”: Breaking Bad Fans Come Out to Support Anna Gunn’s Skyler White After Being Voted Most Hated TV Show Character

The fans of Anna Gunn come forward to defend Skyler White amidst most hated character debate.

“It’s a show with actual Neo-Nazis”: Breaking Bad Fans Come Out to Support Anna Gunn’s Skyler White After Being Voted Most Hated TV Show Character

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  • Throughout the years, Anna Gunn's Skyler White has been the most hated character in Breaking Bad.
  • Even the creator Vince Gilligan agreed that the character did not deserve so much hate.
  • The fans of Anna Gunn came forward to support Skyler White and takes over the internet to defend her.
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Over the years, Skyler White has become one of the most hated characters in Breaking Bad. Despite the presence of several iconic and vile criminals, Anna Gunn’s character turned out to be the worst among many fans. Even creator Vince Gilligan was shocked at how the hatred towards the woman was even more than the hate towards the show’s main antagonist.

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Skyler White in Breaking Bad (Credit: AMC)

Recently, an online poll crowned Anna Gunn’s Skyler White as the most hated television show character. It raised quite a buzz on the internet as the entire Breaking Bad fandom was engaged in a debate over the hatred towards her. While a giant section of fans pointed out how she was extremely annoying, some fans also came forward to defend her.

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Does Skyler White deserve so much hate from the Breaking Bad fans?

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Anna Gunn and Bryan Cranston

Throughout Breaking Bad, Skyler White has been a part of several controversial situations. It cannot be denied that some of her actions infuriated the fans of Walter White. However, her character faced some dire situations as well. Fans have agreed that in such a situation, any typical person would have behaved like Skyler.

Even though nobody denies that Skyler White was problematic, Walter White’s ego also got out of control as he grew further into the Heisenberg personality. She was a hypocrite at times. But she was also protective of her children and did not want them to accidentally get involved in the dangerous activities of their father.

A handful of fans often point out how a drug kingpin like Walter White is always loved by the fans while Skyler White is not forgiven for the most minor of her faults. Even the Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan agreed with The New Yorker that the Anna Gunn character did not deserve this. He was amazed at how Gus Fring was not as hated as Skyler.

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“I realize in hindsight that the show was rigged, in the sense that the storytelling was solely through Walt’s eyes, even in scenes he wasn’t present for. Even Gus, his archenemy, didn’t suffer the animosity Skyler received. It’s a weird thing. I’m still thinking about it all these years later.”

Several Breaking Bad fans have also argued that Skyler was a victim as well. She had her share of suffering in a failed marriage with Walt and thereby could not be blamed completely for her actions.

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The fans come forward to support Skyler White

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Skyler White

Recently, a poll by Pubity proved Skyler White as the most hated TV Show character among the audience. As soon as the news came out, the internet witnessed a war of words among the fans. While the hardcore Walter White fans have countless points to prove how Skyler was a vile bi*ch, the latter’s fans also came forward to prove how it is an incel behavior.

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Let’s take a look at some of the reactions by the fans in defense of the Anna Gunn character:

Anna Gunn undoubtedly gave a commendable performance in Breaking Bad. Although her character made some mistakes, calling her the worst is a debatable take. In the end, she is also a victim of Walter White’s actions and has her equal share of misfortune like the rest of the characters.

Breaking Bad can be streamed on Netflix.

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Subham Mandal is currently working as a content writer for FandomWire with an ardent interest in the world of pop culture. He has written more than 1000 articles on different spheres of modern pop culture and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. He’s also an experienced student journalist having demonstrated work experience with the Times of India. He aspires to be a column writer in the future.