Chosen One of the Day: Kim Pine from Scott Pilgrim because she is all of us

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Feb 16, 2018

In 2010, the very popular graphic novel series Scott Pilgrim by Bryan Lee O'Malley was adapted for film by Edgar Wright and released as Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. There are a plethora of delightful characters played by familiar faces throughout the film (like pre-Captain America Chris Evans playing actor Lucas Lee who plays the types of characters Chris Evans himself plays).

But the best character by far is Kim Pine, the badass drummer of Sex Bob-omb played by Allison Pill. Why? Because WE ARE KIM.

Credit: "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" / Universal Pictures

Who among us has not been wronged in our romantic entanglements?

First off, let's agree that Scott is the actual worst. He throws women away left and right, including his high school relationship with Kim which he is dumb enough to think ended well. (Spoiler: IT DID NOT). And while at first glance it seems like Kim is typecast as the jealous b***h, she's actually just trying to hold Scott accountable for his repeated shitty dating behavior. Heck, maybe Envy was 100% right in dumping his ass.

Who among us has not called out a guy friend on his disrespect of a woman?

In the very first scene of the film, Kim is the one who points out to Scott how creepy it is to date a 17-year-old when he himself is a 22-year-old "adult". Scott dates Knives for like a day before falling for Ramona. Sure, maybe Kim's upset about how Scott treated her OR MAYBE SHE IS JUST TOTALLY RIGHT.

Credit: "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" / Universal Pictures

Who among us has not spent years putting up with immature man-boys?

Kim spends most of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World dealing with the stupidity of the mid-20s dudes around her while rolling her eyes. That was exactly how I spent four years of college (and the remaining seven years of my 20s tbh).

Ultimately, Scott apologizes to Kim for how he treated her and IT IS REALLY THAT SIMPLE. Isn't an apology and acknowledgment of bad behavior what we all want?

Credit: "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World" / Universal Pictures

Oh, and to scream WE ARE SEX BOB-OMB as loud as we can. Repeatedly. We all want that too.