This is mostly applied to female villains, although attractive male villains are becoming more common, especially in series geared toward a female audience.This character's almost guaranteed to garner loads of entirely undeserved sympathy from fans (especially if male), but is so ingrained in certain cultures that it's not going away any time soon.They hide their demonic soul behind the face of an angel.And they're not afraid to use their beauty, wiles, and sex appeal to seduce the hero and carry out their nefarious plans.
And for that to happen, you need to have a fantastic profile. According to a new study by dating app Hater, which matches singles based on things they mutually hate, there are certain things about men that women find attractive on dating apps.
In American film specifically this is probably related to the period way back when when See also Evil Tastes Good, Evil Is Cool, and Evil Is Easy. Contrast Evil Makes You Ugly and Heroic Seductress.
Often a consequence of Power Is Sexy, since Mooks aren't that attractive. Both a cause of and a result of Jerkass Dissonance.
For the study, analysts categorized dudes who use dating apps into two groups: men who get a lot of right-swipes, and men who don’t get too many right-swipes.
In other words, highly desirable dudes, and dudes that women don’t care about.