Originally Posted by Spuzz
Why all the hate? You should be asking that to the writers. Why all the hate for all the characters they killed off for no reason.
Do they need a reason? They have killed tons of characters in tons of superhero movies. Nothing needs a reason. You just write things and then handle them as good as possible.
In X3 case, deaths helped to shake the rest of the X-Men world and bring them back together. It also put a real conflict because deaths were executed by one of her friends.