11 Celebrities You Have A Love/Hate Relationship With

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The Vampire Diaries Love Hate


You know how you really want to like a celebrity, but then they occasionally go and do or say things that make you dramtically shout into the silent night, “We we're so close to happiness!!” Like, it would be one thing if they just had a teensy slip-up and moved on with their flawless existence. But it's another situation entirely when their M.O. is to be great one day and be intolerable the next.

To be fair, as a famous person, it's probably really hard to get to a place where people love everything that you do all the time. You have to either A) have access to sorcery (which explains how Harry Potter ever managed to have friends), B) be the master of staying under the radar, or C) be Beyoncé. However, these 11 celebrities succeed at the even harder task of sitting directly on the line between love and hate. And I think that they deserve a special round-of-applause-slash-eye-roll.

1. Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift Oops Trouble


So, it turns out that beneath that jaded middle schooler exterior lives a pretty awesome celeb lady who's great to her fans. And also, a middle-aged woman, according to Ed Sheeran. There's just a lot going on inside ol' Swiftie.

2. Miley Cyrus

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Sometimes, Miley surprises the pants off of me with the occasional insightful comment. But, still, you've never seen a person who claims they don't care what other people think of them try so very hard all of the time.

3. Jared Leto

Jared Leto Talking


I'm almost positive that Jared thinks that the top two actors in the world are both Jared Leto and Jared Leto. He's good, but he knows it! And I can't get down with that. Usually.

4. Pharrell Williams

Pharrell Williams Dancing


It was all smooth sailing with catchy music and general coolness until very recently, when Pharrell revealed to the world that he is both culturally insensitive and enjoys talking out of his ass. Now I don't know where to go from here.

5. Shailene Woodley

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Shailene, bless her heart. I just wish that someone would teach her that loving men has nothing to do with being a feminist. Perhaps one day I'll be able to love you without always being on the lookout for a ridiculous comment from you.

6. Lena Dunham

Lena Dunham WTF Face


Sure, Lena is smart and talented and all of that jazz. But I have such a hard time separating her from her self-absorbed TV counterpart, Hannah Horvath, mostly because they're exactly the same person.

7. Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck Argo Frown


This one is more of a don't care/hate relationship. Because most of the time, I don't even think about what Ben Affleck and his beard are doing. But, every time he feels the need to not-so-subtly cry out for a marital exit strategy, I find myself so annoyed by him.

8. Jennifer Lawrence

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Even America's Sweetheart can be overexposed, as was proven very quickly by J. Law.

9. John Mayer

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My guilty secret is that I still love all of John's music. Like, all of it. And I should love it a little less, considering the fact that he's one of Hollywood's reigning douchebags. But I don't.

10. Selena Gomez

Selena Gomez Blowing Kiss With Lipstick


I feel like maybe Selena is a sweet person, but then I can't see how that could be totally true about a person who spends so much time with the godawful Justin Bieber.

11. Justin Timberlake

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Stupidly cute and talented, yes. Most irritating overachiever ever, also yes. Like, you just know that he's the type to have started his Prom King campaign in the third grade.