12 Popular TV Couples That Fans Love To Hate

  
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Every TV drama has one or several major romances at the center of almost every storyline, and these relationships are often what keeps viewers intrigued and the drama rolling. It is always the plan for producers to get fans to love a certain couple, but no couple can make it through without breakups and obstacles, often involving someone else fans know they shouldn’t be with. These couplings may have infuriated fans, but they also provided some great storylines and developments in the characters, so while it doesn’t necessarily mean they didn’t have chemistry or weren’t that great together, these 12 TV couples fans definitely loved to hate! Check it out:

12. Nathan and Peyton – One Tree Hill

Overall, One Tree Hill fans really didn’t get to see too much of Nathan Scott and Peyton Sawyer actually together. The series opened with the pair fighting and clearly not having anything in common, and it quickly became evident that Peyton and Lucas were the two to root for. Of course, it helped that at this point in the series Nathan was framed as the villain and was easy to hate all on his own, and since Nathan and Peyton provided the drama that not only led into Peyton and Lucas beginning their romance, but also the conflict between Nathan and Lucas, fans loved to hate them.

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11. Marissa and Volchok – The O.C.

Even though The O.C. only lasted four seasons, and she was only in the series for three, that was plenty of time for Marissa Cooper to have many intense relationships. While some fans loved some of Marissa’s relationships, one that they could not get behind was her hookup with the O.C.’s resident bad-boy Kevin Volchuk. The fact Marissa even began a relationship with someone who had not only continuously tried to fight and hurt Ryan, but had also kidnapped her, was absolutely unbelievable to fans, but that made the coupling all the more intriguing. Volchuk was the perfect antagonist already making him a character that fans loved to hate, and at that point in the series, many fans also couldn’t stand Marissa anymore so when they go together it was very easy for fans to root against them, but keep watching because of the twists and turns their relationship offered.

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