10 Sigma Male Characters People Need to Stop Idolizing

As much as we want to be the cool characters we see in films and TV shows, it’s clear that certain characters were made to be villains or cautionary tales.

The most insidious ones are the so-called “Sigma Male” types; they’re mostly anti-social or sociopathic men who get away with what they do through sheer cleverness.

These following “Sigma Male” characters should never seriously be “literally me” because even the filmmakers and showrunners never intended them to be you.

He murdered his previous wife in cold blood with a rock, and he’s generally just an impulsive warmonger.

Daemon Targaryen (House of the Dragon)

He’s one of the earliest poster boys for toxicity, often acting out on his insecurities, and the show never fails to emphasize that.

Tony Soprano (The Sopranos)

He was a lab-grown and isolated individual and was dead-set on becoming a sociopath from childhood.

Homelander (The Boys)

He’s literally a drug lord who betrayed multiple business partners. He has no morals and would even harm children for convenience.

Walter White (Breaking Bad)

You’ve likely heard of Thanos’ plan to wipe out half of the universe to sustain the other half, which is stupid and shortsighted.

Thanos (Avengers)

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