8 celebrities who could be Batman villains based on their red carpet looks

The red carpet looks at the Grammys were the inspiration for a viral tweet that compared celebrities to Batman villains. Who else could make the cut with their red carpet looks?

On any red carpet, there’s no shortage of celebrities who absolutely flaunt it when it comes to showing off one heck of a look. And musicians really have a flair for razzling and dazzling on the red carpet, especially when it comes to over-the-top, absolutely fabulous outfits. So much so that during this year’s Grammys, their looks were compared to being Batman villains in a tweet that went viral.

Batman villains — at least on screen — have had their own flair for the spectacular. And that’s starting with the ever-so-campy Batman series from the ’60s. The ’90s films carried on that legacy of campy villains, with the likes of the Riddler and Poison Ivy. And while the Nolan films have taken a more serious approach to villains, it’s time to return Batman villains back to their original glory.

Even if Matt Reeves’ The Batman has just started filming, we’ve got some villain suggests he can save for later. Here are eight celebrities who could totally be Batman villains based on their red carpet looks.

Barbadian singer/actress/designer Rihanna arrives for the AFI Opening Night Gala premiere of “Queen & Slim” at the TCL Chinese Theatre on November 14, 2019 in Hollywood. (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP) (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images)


Villain name: Anti

Rihanna has the power to look absolutely majestic and absolutely sinister at the same time. That she can use to her advantage as new Batman villain Anti. Beware, you best not owe her any money, or she’ll gladly make you suffer.

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA – JULY 09: Beyonce attends the Premiere Of Disney’s “The Lion King” at Dolby Theatre on July 09, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)


Villain name: Sasha Fierce

If looks! Could! Kill! Beyoncé’s already got an alter ego, and Sasha Fierce would be immediately accepted in the DC family. In the dark of the night, you can find Ms. Fierce outside your home, swinging a baseball bat and aiming it right at your car.

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – NOVEMBER 14: Bad Bunny attends the 20th Annual Latin Grammy Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on November 14, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Mindy Small/FilmMagic)

Bad Bunny

Villain name: Oculus RIP

You know how Bane is the villain that wears the face mask? Well, Bad Bunny is the villain that wears the visor, and his name is Oculus RIP (pronounced “rip”). To Batman’s delight, Oculus can barely see out of those things, so he’s pretty easy to fight.

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA – JANUARY 19: Gwendoline Christie attends the 26th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at The Shrine Auditorium on January 19, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)

Gwendoline Christie

Villain name: Raviiin

Gwendoline Christie’s had her shot at being a villain in Star Wars, so this should be nothing new. Dressed in a raven-colored ball gown, Raviiin (yes, “Raven” but with three I’s  *wink*), always has a look on her face that says, “I’ve been expecting you, Batman.”

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MAY 06: Darren Criss attends The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images for THR)

Darren Criss

Villain name: Charlie Quinn

If DC ever wanted to create a sibling for Harley Quinn, look no further than Darren Criss. Catch the dynamic Charlie and Harley duo always causing mayhem in Gotham but always getting into petty feuds about how to do it. Their long squabbles usually distract them and make them an easy target for Batman.

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – AUGUST 26: Lizzo attends the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards at Prudential Center on August 26, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey


Villain name: Red Siren

Not every villain wears their name on their outfit, but Lizzo’s Red Siren likes to flaunt it. Her signature move? Like the Pied Piper, her deadly flute can conjure up your worst nightmares (probably rats) to use them against you.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – MAY 06: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) Jared Leto attends The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/MG19/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue)

Jaret Leto

Villain name: Two-Heads

You’ve heard of Two-Face. Now get ready for Two-Heads. Sure, Jared Leto technically was a Batman villain when he played the Joker… but after being eclipsed by every other Joker actor, we can give him another shot.

NEW YORK, NY – MAY 06: Lady Gaga arrives to The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 6, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by James Devaney/GC Images)

Lady Gaga

Villain name: Miss Call

Check your phone log. Have a missed call from Miss Call? Consider yourself in trouble. Lady Gaga’s already wild about telephones, and as Miss Call, she won’t stop callin’ ’til your line has been disconnected.

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