6 of the Most Toxic Fandoms According to the Internet


Suppose you’ve just finished a TV series or a book. You want to let it rest, but you’re a curious cat. So you lift the internet’s veil to get at the cream. You glimpse mountains of shiny fan art, fanfiction, theories, predictions, and God only knows what else, but there’s a catch if you want to see all of it.

These pop culture admirers in this wild, fantastic land aren’t the most friendly or appropriate. We asked the internet about some toxic fandoms they’ve observed, and they brought the radioactivity to our doorstep.

Apart from obstruction of justice and messing up an investigation, coming to incorrect conclusions about the perpetrator that could have real-life consequences isn’t as mysterious as screen adaptations of the trope. You know, when the investigation team arrests the villain, only to discover the real villain in the last few minutes of an episode.

1. True Crime

Passionately supporting a team or keeping tabs on a sport makes sense, and there’s nothing like the tension during a big match; sports can also bring you joy and connection with other fans. However, fans tend to discard all the wholesome parts of enjoying the same game when they indulge in extreme displays of emotion after both victories and defeats.

2. Sports Fans

Don’t get me wrong; the K-pop artists are some of the most talented individuals in the industry. They can sing, dance, and act, and their fans know how to appreciate them except when they go overboard.

3. K-Pop Stans

One thing the online community agrees on is that the fanbase ruined the show for new people. In a notably unfunny prank, someone filmed themselves pretending to be “Pickle-Rick,” at McDonald’s while demanding Szechuan sauce.

4. Rick And Morty

Fans of The Last Airbender had mixed reactions to the sequel following the life of Avatar Korra, the successor to Aang. However, the show is not at fault, although I hate what they made of Katara.

5. The Legend of Korra fans

The much beloved graphic novels came to Netflix in a sweet, cozy adaptation, but the warm, fuzzy feeling of watching people on screen be in love didn’t last too long. Instead, fans pressurized one of the leads, Kit Connor, into revealing personal details about his life online.

6. The Heartstopper Fandom

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