20 Popular TV Love Interests That Are Seriously Overrated

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Some of our favorite TV love interests aren't as perfect as they appear to be. I mean yes, they have stellar smiles, twinkling eyes, and perfectly chiseled features. But if we were to take those things away, we'd be left with either A) someone who's extremely selfish and immature or B) someone who has the personality of a cardboard box.

A classic example is none other than President Fitz from Scandal. Hypocritical, immature, irresponsible, self-absorbed, delusional, idiotic…. Those are just a few words that come to mind when I think of his character. But despite his childish behavior, Liv still managed to see him as her knight in shining armor. And of course, audiences ate it up like candy and shipped these two pretty hard. But you know what? Those flirty exchanges and passionate love scenes couldn't cover up the fact that Fitz was, by far, one of the worst fictional boyfriends to ever grace our screens.

See which other TV love interests are actually overrated.

1. Danny Castellano on The Mindy Project


At first, I was one of those people who thought that Danny was Mindy's soulmate. Like, I lived for their cute awkward moments (and let's not forget that Danny was a total babe with killer dance moves). But it wasn't until after they had their son that I realized what a douchebag he is.

Perhaps the signs were already there even before Mindy got pregnant (I was blinded by the cuteness, ok? Cut me some slack here). But the fact that he became so controlling and selfish literally makes my blood boil. I mean, how in the world can you pressure the mother of your child to forfeit her dreams to become a stay-at-home mom? How can you refuse to support her career and not see anything wrong with that? Do you not have a soul?