Creepy, Jerkish, and Generally Awful Male Leads

Do you dislike reading books in which the male lead is a complete jerk to the female protagonist and yet totally wins her heart within seconds? Are you tired of novels with guys that will sneak into a girl's room and watch her sleep without her knowing it? Do you hate that this is seen as ideal and wish you had a nice list made up of those kinds of novels so you can finally avoid reading about those guys? Then this is the list for you! Add any novel with a male lead that is just plain bad, whether it be because he's Creeptastic or Captain Jerkwad, if you think he belongs here then add it!
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341 books · 169 voters · list created June 23rd, 2011 by Roxy (votes) .
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message 1: by rachel (new)

rachel Can't agree weth all but like the list:)


message 2: by The FountainPenDiva, Old school geek chick and lover of teddy bears (last edited Apr 08, 2014 02:14PM) (new)

The FountainPenDiva, Old school geek chick and lover of teddy bears Whoo Hoo! I love this list and plan to share it! Thank you so much for compiling it. Though I'm not sure about Dracula. He's far less of an asshat than Christian Grey.


.·:*¨ × Shannon♥Loving Like Woe × ¨*: Why is Skip Beat! on here? If you're talking about Sho, he's SUPPOSE to be an jerk, hence why Kyoko later hates him and wants revenge for the way he treated her.


message 4: by Raph♛ (last edited Sep 16, 2014 03:34AM) (new)

Raph♛ .·:*¨ × Shannon♥Loving Tomas Vrbada Like Woe × ¨*: wrote: "Why is Skip Beat! on here? If you're talking about Sho, he's SUPPOSE to be an jerk, hence why Kyoko later hates him and wants revenge for the way he treated her."

come on!he was a jerk to her.he thought of her as a maid who should worship and pamper him in all occassions.he let her believe that she was-would become his girlfriend.plus he was badmouthing her behind her back while she worked her ass off so as to make him happy!!!!!!!!!!!!he let her drop out school and work so many jobs in order to take care of him and his lifestyle.and all this he did it knowing that kyoko loved him.so tell me how he was not a jerk in Skip Beat!, Vol. 01?
he fits the jerk category


.·:*¨ × Shannon♥Loving Like Woe × ¨*: Raph wrote: "come on!he was a jerk to her.he thought of her as a maid who should worship and pamper him in all occassions.he let her believe that she was-would become his girlfriend.plus he was badmouthing her behind her back while she worked her ass off so as to make him happy!!!!!!!!!!!!he let her drop out school and work so many jobs in order to take care of him and his lifestyle.and all this he did it knowing that kyoko loved him.so tell me how he was not a jerk in Skip Beat!, Vol. 01?
he fits the jerk category"


Did you even read what I wrote? He is SUPPOSE to be a jerk, I'm not denying that at all.


message 6: by Raph♛ (new)

Raph♛ .·:*¨ × Shannon♥Loving Tomas Vrbada Like Woe × ¨*: wrote: "Raph wrote: "come on!he was a jerk to her.he thought of her as a maid who should worship and pamper him in all occassions.he let her believe that she was-would become his girlfriend.plus he was bad..."


he acted like a jerk in volume 1 thus that's why he is in the jerkish list...i don't see what's the problem or the reason we are arguing...


message 7: by Sonja (last edited May 22, 2018 09:43AM) (new)

Sonja The FountainPenDiva, Old school geek chick and lover of teddy bears wrote: "Whoo Hoo! I love this list and plan to share it! Thank you so much for compiling it. Though I'm not sure about Dracula. He's far less of an asshat than Christian Grey."

UGH, THANK you, Diva! I'm glad I'm not the only one who thinks so! I couldn't even finish that series and my girlfriends think I'm nuts, but I refused to go see the movies either. BLEH! Major asshat

Funny list!


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