Re: Let's talk love interests/leading ladies.
I didn't see her as a "horrid, selfish girl" until I reviewed the trilogy as a whole. I think Peter was so lost in the fantasy of being with her that he couldn't see the reality of who she was. Which happens. She reminded me of a woman I pined over for years and when I finally got her, it was a nightmare.
Michael Joseph Jackson 1958-2009. Gone Too Soon.
May he finally find the peace that eluded him in life.
There is only ONE Spider-Man. His name is Peter Parker. He's an adult, and he's straight!