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A Fan Asked Anne Hathaway if She Thought Nate Was the True Villain of "The Devil Wears Prada" and She Had the Best Response

An answer fit for the Queen of Genovia.

No matter how many years pass, we're still going to return to our favorite comfort movie The Devil Wears Prada. And we know that other people out there feel the same way. In fact, even years later some people think that Nate was the real villain of the movie (not Miranda), but now actress Anne Hathaway is weighing in with her two cents about the debate. 

The moment happened on a recent episode of Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen and was later shared on Twitter (@BravoWWHL).

Answering a viewer's question while on the air, Hathaway seemed pretty forgiving. 

"Do you agree with fans that Nate was the true villain of The Devil Wears Prada?" the man asked. 

"Yes! He was!" host Andy Cohen exclaimed.

But Hathaway had a slightly different take. "No, I'm sorry I don't," she said. "I think that they were both very young and figuring things out and he did behave like a brat. But I also behaved like a brat in my twenties and I hopefully grew out of it and I think that's what we all do," she added. 

"I wouldn't want to be defined by my worst moment in my twenties certainly, so I don't hold Nate as a villain actually," she explained. 

That was very, very generous of the actress, but people in the comments section completely disagreed. "Well I’m glad Anne can hold grace for Nate bc I have NONE," wrote @felish_a. "Actually, looking at it again he is the villain as we see Hathaway's character really starting to love the fashion world and the enormous strength and confidence Streep's Priestly brought out of her. It was a bittersweet ending, free of Priestly and with the shmo..boring life!" @IraCohe20981051 agreed. "Nate WAS the villain," @nonametweetr chimed in. 

We guess we'll all have to agree to disagree.