History Main / BeautyIsBad

26th Mar '18 1:02:12 PM IceMaster
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** An episode of has Peter becoming a jerk after plastic surgery turns him into one of the beautiful people, [[ScrewTheRulesImBeautiful because being handsome means that he can screw the rules]]. On the other hand, considering [[{{Jerkass}} who we're talking about]], the appearance boost may not be to blame.
** A similar example happen in "Don't Make Me Over" with Meg where she become a cute blond girl and a singer, but also more jerkass until she is humiliated in tv and return to normal herself.
** Connie is depicted at being the popular pretty AlphaBitch in every appearance especially to Meg who even confessed to her that she resorted to SelfHarm because of the abuse.

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** An episode of Family Guy has Peter becoming a jerk after plastic surgery turns him into one of the beautiful people, [[ScrewTheRulesImBeautiful because being handsome means that he can screw the rules]]. On the other hand, considering [[{{Jerkass}} who we're talking about]], the appearance boost may not be to blame.
** A similar example happen happened in "Don't Make Me Over" with Meg where she become became a cute blond girl and a singer, but also more a jerkass until she is humiliated in on tv and return returned to normal herself.
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** Connie is depicted at being the popular as a popular, pretty AlphaBitch in every appearance appearance, especially to Meg who even confessed to her that she resorted to SelfHarm because of the abuse.



* Subverted in ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'' with Asami Sato. When this drop dead gorgeous and rich girl showed up, and immediately began a relationship with Mako, despite him seemingly being set up for a relationship with Korra, many fans immediately assumed she was TheMole and evil. This was only fueled by the discovery that her father ''was'' an Equalist, and a ''very'' short period of time where she pretended to side with him, if only to get the upper hand. In the end, she was as genuine as she seemed to be.

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* Subverted in ''WesternAnimation/TheLegendOfKorra'' with Asami Sato. When this drop dead gorgeous and rich girl showed up, up and immediately began a relationship with Mako, despite him seemingly being set up for a relationship with Korra, many fans immediately assumed she was TheMole and evil. This was only fueled by the discovery that her father ''was'' an Equalist, and a ''very'' short period of time where she pretended to side with him, if only to get the upper hand. In the end, she was as genuine as she seemed to be.



** Heather is this--basically all the male contestants agree that while she's certainly very attractive, the guys that aren't Alejandro ([[RelationshipRevolvingDoor Heather's on/off-boyfriend]]) are very careful to keep to their distance from her, since they're all well aware of what her personality is like, ''especially'' after the first season.

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** Heather is this--basically all the male contestants agree that while she's certainly very attractive, the guys that aren't Alejandro ([[RelationshipRevolvingDoor Heather's on/off-boyfriend]]) are very careful to keep to their distance from her, since they're all well aware of what her personality is like, ''especially'' after the first season.



* ''WesternAnimation/XMenEvolution'' used an art style that made most characters attractive. However, according to some fans, the most attractive characters are Pietro, Gambit, and Avalanche. While Gambit and Avalanche both have lines they won't cross and times of heroics, they still had strong shades of criminal level jerkery. However, Pietro takes the cake. Sociopathic disregard for human life? Check. Starscream level cowardice? Check. Draco level smugness? Check. Pretty white hair and bishonen level attractivness according to girl fans? Check.
** The jock Duncan took JerkJock gig even further when he attacked the Morlocks with guns and bombs.
* The Trix in ''WesternAnimation/WinxClub'': They are as psychopathic, bitchy, and homicidal as they are beautiful. Heck their hobbies are torturing others for shits and giggles (Mirta, Lucy etc)

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* ''WesternAnimation/XMenEvolution'' used an art style that made most characters attractive. However, according to some fans, the most attractive characters are Pietro, Gambit, and Avalanche. While Gambit and Avalanche both have lines they won't cross and times of heroics, they still had strong shades of criminal level jerkery. However, Pietro takes the cake. Sociopathic disregard for human life? Check. Starscream level cowardice? Check. Draco level smugness? Check. Pretty white hair and bishonen level attractivness attractiveness according to girl female fans? Check.
** The jock Duncan took the JerkJock gig trope even further when he attacked the Morlocks with guns and bombs.
* The Trix in ''WesternAnimation/WinxClub'': They are as psychopathic, bitchy, and homicidal as they are beautiful. Heck Heck, their hobbies are torturing others for shits and giggles (Mirta, Lucy etc)
26th Mar '18 12:53:10 PM IceMaster
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** Griffith is a long-haired {{Bishonen}} with a beautiful, androgynous face and the body of a Greek god. He has always been able to use his looks to his advantage, which is frequently necessary for his goal of gaining his own kingdom. At first he was morally ambiguous, but after crossing a MoralEventHorizon and turning into a demon he took on the status of a main villain. Ironically, he became even more beautiful after he gave up his humanity, having an aura of divine beauty about him that convinces people he's a messianic figure. In contrast the AntiHero protagonist Guts is handsome, but in a more rugged and perhaps intimidating way, sometimes falling victim to FaceOfAThug or just his own lack of social skills.
** Slan is a more risque version of TheVamp who goes around pretty much naked except for a neck corset and a under bust corset that [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything looks like a penis being inserted between her boobs]]. She is every bit as vile as the other God Hands, shown when she comments that Femto's rape of Casca while Guts watches is wonderful and forcing Guts to perform oral sex on her when having him captured, making it clear she wants him as her SexSlave.

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** Griffith is a long-haired {{Bishonen}} with a beautiful, androgynous face and the body of a Greek god. He has always been able to use his looks to his advantage, which is frequently necessary for his goal of gaining his own kingdom. At first he was morally ambiguous, but after crossing a MoralEventHorizon and turning into a demon he took on the status of a main villain. Ironically, he became even more beautiful after he gave up his humanity, having an aura of divine beauty about him that convinces people he's a messianic messiah-like figure. In contrast the AntiHero protagonist Guts is handsome, but in a more rugged and perhaps intimidating way, sometimes falling victim to FaceOfAThug or just his own lack of social skills.
** Slan is a more risque version of TheVamp who goes around pretty much naked except for a neck corset and a an under bust corset that [[DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything looks like a penis being inserted between her boobs]]. She is every bit as vile as the other God Hands, shown when she comments that Femto's rape of Casca while Guts watches is wonderful wonderful, and forcing forces Guts to perform oral sex on her when having him captured, making it clear she wants him as her SexSlave.



** Sebastian is a devilishly good looking man but he's also a demon and a cold amoral one at that.

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** Sebastian is a devilishly good looking man but he's also a demon and a cold cold, amoral one at that.



* Asuka Langley Soryu from ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion''. In '''spades'''. However, in her case, it's a [[DeconstructedTrope deconstruction]] of this trope: she's a hot bitch, yeah, yet not only doesn't she get away with her antics (Touji is annoyed to no end by her, Shinji puts up with it because he's deeply fucked up, Rei is indifferent most of the time, etc.), but she's subjected to an horrifying BreakTheHaughty process that reveals her terrible DarkAndTroubledPast.

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* Asuka Langley Soryu from ''Anime/NeonGenesisEvangelion''. In '''spades'''. However, in her case, it's a [[DeconstructedTrope deconstruction]] of this trope: she's a hot bitch, yeah, yet not only doesn't she get away with her antics (Touji is annoyed to no end by her, Shinji puts up with it because he's deeply fucked up, Rei is indifferent most of the time, etc.), but she's subjected to an a horrifying BreakTheHaughty process that reveals her terrible DarkAndTroubledPast.



** Tsukiyama in the first manga where he is portrayed as a very attractve guy whom mutilates and eats other people and ghouls and manipulates Kaneki so he can gain his trust and eat him.

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** In the first manga, Tsukiyama in the first manga where he is portrayed as a very attractve guy whom man who mutilates and eats other people humans and ghouls alike, and manipulates Kaneki so he can gain his trust and eat him.
24th Feb '18 8:51:11 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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* Hana Kimura, [[HeelFaceRevolvingDoor the large majority of the time]], especially in World Wonder Ring STARDOM, where she appropriately became [[DaddysLittleVillain mama's little villain]] for, Kyoko, who had become the defacto leader of Oedo~tai. Hana is roughly the same height as Kyoko but at least ten pounds lighter and far more girly. Where Kyoko developed a her reputation from bloody {{garbage|wrestler}} matches in Big Japan and such, Hana spends more time styling her hair, getting elaborate gear, seductively dancing and claiming to be "sexy but dangerous". Hana ''is'' a ruthless a rule breaker too, just more subtle than mom.

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* Hana Kimura, [[HeelFaceRevolvingDoor the large majority of the time]], especially in World Wonder Ring STARDOM, where she appropriately became [[DaddysLittleVillain mama's little villain]] for, for Kyoko, who had become the defacto leader of Oedo~tai. Hana is roughly the same height as Kyoko but at least ten pounds lighter and far more girly. Where Kyoko developed a her reputation from bloody {{garbage|wrestler}} matches in Big Japan and such, Hana spends more time styling her hair, getting elaborate gear, seductively dancing and claiming to be "sexy but dangerous". Hana ''is'' a ruthless a rule breaker too, just more subtle than mom.
24th Feb '18 8:50:16 PM IndirectActiveTransport
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* ShawnMichaels during his prime as the "Heartbreak Kid", before his retirement, and becoming a born-again Christian. Not only was he an insufferable jackass in the ring, even as a good guy, he was like this ''in real life'', making life miserable for countless wrestlers who had the misfortune of being employed in the WWE during Shawn's prime. Sure, he was a pretty boy and a ladies man, and he was also a huge asshole who abused the crap out of his position. It was only after his GameBreakingInjury and return in 2002 that he mellowed out and became a decent person.



* {{Subverted|trope}} in another STARDOM case with "Act" Yasukawa, who people were equally skeptical about entering professional wrestling, though not quite as many people due Aikawa being better known. Her "title" is even a reference to her former career as an actress. However, Yasukawa wrestles with [[FacialMarkings face paint]] and an {{eye patch|of power}}, as her athletic background is in kendo, which lead to a [[TheGimmick gimmick]] based around several famous [[EverythingsBetterWithSamurai samurai]]. Also unintentionally subverted in that Yasukawa has been ''openly'' evil for most of her career but fans [[DracoInLeatherPants ignored it]].

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* {{Subverted|trope}} in another STARDOM case with "Act" Yasukawa, who people were equally skeptical about entering professional wrestling, though not quite as many people due Aikawa being better known. Her "title" is even a reference to her former career as an actress. However, Yasukawa wrestles with [[FacialMarkings face paint]] and an {{eye patch|of power}}, as her athletic background is in kendo, which lead to a [[TheGimmick gimmick]] based around several famous [[EverythingsBetterWithSamurai samurai]]. Also unintentionally subverted in that Yasukawa has been ''openly'' ''[[CardCarryingVillain openly]]'' evil for most of her career but fans [[DracoInLeatherPants ignored it]].



* ShawnMichaels during his prime as the "Heartbreak Kid", before his retirement, and becoming a born-again Christian. Not only was he an insufferable jackass in the ring, even as a good guy, he was like this ''in real life'', making life miserable for countless wrestlers who had the misfortune of being employed in the WWE during Shawn's prime. Sure, he was a pretty boy and a ladies man, and he was also a huge asshole who abused the crap out of his position. It was only after his GameBreakingInjury and return in 2002 that he mellowed out and became a decent person.

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* ShawnMichaels during his prime as Hana Kimura, [[HeelFaceRevolvingDoor the "Heartbreak Kid", before his retirement, and becoming a born-again Christian. Not only was he an insufferable jackass in large majority of the ring, even as a good guy, he was like this ''in real life'', making life miserable for countless wrestlers time]], especially in World Wonder Ring STARDOM, where she appropriately became [[DaddysLittleVillain mama's little villain]] for, Kyoko, who had become the misfortune defacto leader of being employed in Oedo~tai. Hana is roughly the WWE during Shawn's prime. Sure, he was a pretty boy same height as Kyoko but at least ten pounds lighter and far more girly. Where Kyoko developed a ladies man, her reputation from bloody {{garbage|wrestler}} matches in Big Japan and he was also a huge asshole who abused the crap out of his position. It was only after his GameBreakingInjury such, Hana spends more time styling her hair, getting elaborate gear, seductively dancing and return in 2002 that he mellowed out and became claiming to be "sexy but dangerous". Hana ''is'' a decent person.ruthless a rule breaker too, just more subtle than mom.
20th Feb '18 6:37:55 AM XFllo
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* Invoked in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII'', where Cloud's JerkassFacade is connected to the fact that he now looks like a [[ElitesAreMoreGlamorous sexy SOLDIER member]] as a result of [[PhlebotinumRebel the experimental medical procedures done on him]]--apparently, he expects SOLDIER members should be like this. A couple of characters remark that the persona makes him seem attractive in itself.

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* Invoked in ''VideoGame/FinalFantasyVII'', where Cloud's JerkassFacade behaving as a jerk is connected to the fact that he now looks like a [[ElitesAreMoreGlamorous sexy SOLDIER member]] as a result of [[PhlebotinumRebel the experimental medical procedures done on him]]--apparently, he expects SOLDIER members should be like this. A couple of characters remark that the persona makes him seem attractive in itself.
14th Feb '18 5:57:25 PM PrehistoricGuy
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Can overlap with AlphaBitch; AttentionWhore; BrainlessBeauty; DCupDistress; FaceOfAnAngelMindOfADemon; TheCheerleader; LightIsNotGood; {{Narcissist}}; PeerPressureMakesYouEvil; PetitePride; PopularIsDumb; SexIsEvil and SexIsEvilAndIAmHorny.

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Can overlap with AlphaBitch; AttentionWhore; BrainlessBeauty; DCupDistress; FaceOfAnAngelMindOfADemon; TheCheerleader; LightIsNotGood; {{Narcissist}}; PeerPressureMakesYouEvil; PetitePride; PopularIsDumb; SexIsEvil SexIsEvil, SlutShaming and SexIsEvilAndIAmHorny.
2nd Feb '18 4:21:18 PM H2SO4
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* ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'': Every single attractive girl whom Jack meets ends up trying to harm or kill him, or turns out to be Aku in disguise.
12th Jan '18 7:02:10 PM SilentStranger
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* WWE wrestler Wrestling/CodyRhodes, especially in his stint as "Dashing Cody Rhodes", whose character was that of a handsome, but utterly vain and egotistical heel who'd denigrate fans and other superstars for their supposed "ugliness". This made him the one-man [[DistaffCounterpart Spear Counterpart]][=/=]AlternateCompanyEquivalent to Wrestling/{{TNA}}'s Wrestling/TheBeautifulPeople.

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* WWE wrestler Wrestling/CodyRhodes, especially in his stint as "Dashing Cody Rhodes", whose character was that of a handsome, but utterly vain and egotistical heel who'd denigrate fans and other superstars for their supposed "ugliness". This made him the one-man [[DistaffCounterpart Spear Counterpart]][=/=]AlternateCompanyEquivalent to Wrestling/{{TNA}}'s Wrestling/TheBeautifulPeople. Became especially ironic after he became "disfigured" (a MinorInjuryOverreaction) and began wearing a protective mask and freaked out about his "hideous" face which looked exactly the same as before.


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* ShawnMichaels during his prime as the "Heartbreak Kid", before his retirement, and becoming a born-again Christian. Not only was he an insufferable jackass in the ring, even as a good guy, he was like this ''in real life'', making life miserable for countless wrestlers who had the misfortune of being employed in the WWE during Shawn's prime. Sure, he was a pretty boy and a ladies man, and he was also a huge asshole who abused the crap out of his position. It was only after his GameBreakingInjury and return in 2002 that he mellowed out and became a decent person.
13th Nov '17 6:15:35 PM MasterN
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This trope provides a layer of ThisLoserIsYou when taken to include not just an average-to-ugly appearance but also crude behavior. The moral of stories where this holds becomes, "BeYourself, [[CluelessAesop and that never means being pretty or acting polite]]".

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This trope provides a layer of ThisLoserIsYou when taken to include not just an average-to-ugly appearance but also crude behavior. The moral of stories where this holds becomes, "BeYourself, [[CluelessAesop [[BrokenAesop and that never means being pretty or acting polite]]".
28th Oct '17 7:45:14 PM DrOO7
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* In the film ''Film/PhatGirlz'', every slim woman (In contrast to the BigBeautifulWoman heroines) is a bitch. The only exception is their friend Mia, but she's an idiot, so she still falls under this trope.
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