10 Worst Friends Characters Who Appeared After Season 1
Some people paint Kathy as nothing more than the harlot who almost broke up TV's greatest bromance, but we beg to differ.
One thing that Kathy-bashers seem to forget is that Chandler was just as into her as she was into him - arguably even more so, as seen by the latter risking life and limb in New York traffic just to say "hello" to her. Also, she was willing to deny her feelings and walk away in order to save Joey and Chandler's friendship - hardly the actions of an incorrigble tart.
Yet when the time came for her and Chandler to break up, that's basically what she became. After one big fight, Kathy immediately hooked up with her theatre co-star and that was that.
It was an abrupt ending to Kathy's time in Friends, and it felt like the writers had written themselves into a corner with her. Once the love-triangle was resolved, it seemed like the powers that be had no idea what to do with Kathy and decided to simply write her off as quickly as possible.
Having Kathy cheat on Chandler over a single fight never rang true with the show's previous depiction of her, and felt like a betrayal of the audience's investment into their relationship.
And speaking of Chandler's relationship troubles...