Amber Heard has ranked as the most hated woman in the United States, which shouldn’t come as much of a surprise if you’ve been paying attention to the news over the past few months. This was revealed in The Washington Post. They revealed that Heard is in the number one negative spot in the infamous ‘Q Score’ ranking list. Let’s go over what this means and what the ‘Q Score’ is because I didn’t really know what it was before I read about it.
So, it’s been revealed that the number one negative spot, given recent events, is Amber Heard. Interestingly enough, Johnny Depp, who has always been actually quite high up on the list, has remained in the number eight spot on the most positive scores for men. The first time I ever heard people talk about ‘Q scores’ was in the 1996 Scream movie. In that movie in which a group of teens are trying to find out who murdered Drew Barrymore’s character, one of the characters, a nerdy cinephile called Randy (played by Jamie Kennedy), joked that being the killer “would certainly improve your high school Q.”
Amber Heard is one of the most hated women in the United States
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The Q Score is actually an old measure of likability that used to be very important in culture. However, over the years, it’s become less and less important. That said, it might become more important in the future. Everyone in the public still has a Q Score, except for politicians, religious leaders and royalty (Prince Andrew must be happy about that).
The whole idea of Q Scores was invented in the early 1960s by Jack Landis. He created this for a company called Marketing Evaluations. The Q Score was supposed to measure how many people were familiar with a show, celebrity, product, and also how they felt about them. They “evolved into the measurement of personality likability, the whole trail of how well-liked our movie stars, TV stars, chefs, musical performers are,” said Henry Schafer, the company’s executive vice president of 33 years. “Eventually every category of personality started to get measured.”
Johnny Depp is one of the most liked male celebrities in the US
So, who’s doing well and who’s doing badly as far as their Q Scores are concerned? It’s been revealed that the likes of Morgan Freeman, Tom Hanks, Denzel Washington, Dwayne Johnson and Ryan Reynolds have very positive scores as far as male celebrities are concerned. Sandra Bullock is top among female celebrities, with Julia Roberts, Dolly Parton, Meryl Streep, Viola Davis and Michelle Obama also on the list.
Jerry Springer is top as far as the list of men with negative Q Scores is concerned. He’s followed up by Machine Gun Kelly, Anthony S. Fauci, Chris Brown and Elon Musk. There are three members of the Kardashians that are pretty close to the top of the negative scores for women. However, Amber Heard is number one on that list!
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