6 most disliked MCU couples, ranked

Some of the romance in the MCU keeps our hearts beating faster than Quicksilver on a sprint, but others... not so much.

Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff and Paul Bettany as Vision in Marvel Studios' WANDAVISION. Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios. ©Marvel Studios 2021. All Rights Reserved.
Elizabeth Olsen as Wanda Maximoff and Paul Bettany as Vision in Marvel Studios' WANDAVISION. Photo courtesy of Marvel Studios. ©Marvel Studios 2021. All Rights Reserved. /
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5. Peter Quill (Star-Lord) and Gamora

Peter Quill (Star-Lord), the dude who's part intergalactic rogue, part mixtape enthusiast, somehow happens to win over Gamora, the galaxy's most badass green-skinned warrior princess to ever exist, and I still don't understand why. But then, when Nebula explains to Gamora 2.0 in Endgame that it was either him or a tree, it kind of makes sense.

It's like mixing oil with water, or better yet, trying to make a playlist where heavy metal meets classical music - an interesting concept, but unless you're blasting Ne Obliviscaris' "And Plague Flowers the Kaleidoscope", you're gonna get some eyebrow raises (serious, best metal song ever). I, for one, don't understand how Peter, with his boyish charm and a knack for dropping the ball at crucial moments, manages to make Gamora, who's basically the embodiment of "I've got no time for nonsense," fall in love with him. I get it - you love who you love, but Quill... Quill's kind of an idiot. It's as if someone tried to pull an Adele and start a fire in the rain - you kind of want to root for them, but deep down, you know it's a soggy endeavor.

Not to mention how their relationship is a complete rollercoaster. One minute, Peter's making those puppy eyes at Gamora, and the next, she's giving him a cold shoulder so icy you'd think she hails from Hoth, not Zen-Whoberi. Their "will they, won't they" vibe is like watching a ping-pong match where both players are using spatulas instead of paddles. Sure, there are moments when sparks fly, and you think, "Aww, maybe there's hope!" But then, Gamora's skepticism and Peter's incredible ability to goof everything up come crashing back in, reminding you that this romance is more a series of awkward high-fives than a smooth dance. And let's not even mention how Quill's feelings for Gamora are the reason why Thanos snaps in Infinity War - that's a topic for another time.

TL;DR - It's entertaining, no doubt, but leaves fans wondering if this duo is more about cosmic comedy than cosmic chemistry.