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34 Reasons You Were Made To Be Ruled By Tom Hiddleston

Happy birthday to the God of Mischief!

Kneel before Tom Hiddleston! It's the "Avengers" and "Thor" actor's 34th birthday today, after all. The least you can do is show some fealty to the man responsible for the Marvel Cinematic Universe's all-time greatest villain.

Even if your moral compass points you on the side of Earth's mightiest heroes, you have to admit, it's always fun to root for the bad guy — especially when the bad guy is as deliciously layered as Loki.

In honor of Hiddleston's big day, here are 34 reasons why you've bowed before Loki at one time or another:

  1. I mean, first of all, look at him.
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  2. Everything about him is royally awesome.
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  3. His evil smile is so good.
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  4. He's always dressed to impress.
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  5. "Who, me? Couldn't be."
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    Then who?

  6. "Okay, okay, it was me."
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  7. LOL JK he's not sorry.
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  8. OK, sometimes he's actually sorry.
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  9. Nope, still kidding, never sorry.
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  10. He's got a mean curveball.
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  11. He's great at sit-ups.
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  12. He's great at long-jumping.
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  13. He's great with kids.
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  14. He adores his fans.
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  15. His Steve Holt impression can't be beat.
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  16. His knock-knock jokes are the best.
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  17. Well, he cracks himself up, at least.
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  18. He knows how to pick and choose his battles.
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  19. Except when he doesn't.
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  20. Seriously, he gets hit a lot.
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  21. But at least he knows when he's lost.
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  22. He always calls out ridiculous situations.
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  23. He even calls YOU out on your ridiculousness.
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  24. He defends what's rightfully his.
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  25. He's always good for a close-up.
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  26. He's always good for some side-eye.
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  27. He's ready to start the day, even when his hair looks awful.
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  28. That's because he always has something to do.
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  29. His language is fantastically filthy.
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  30. He's the master of the epic face palm.
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  31. His evil schemes always work.
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  32. Err… well, that's awkward.
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  33. He knows how to make a dramatic exit.
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  34. Seriously, that evil smile.
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    So bad it's good.