We can’t all be the most popular, the prettiest, the funniest. But don’t fret, you are a valued member of the group in your own ‘special’ way.
See some examples below of the classic ‘other’ friend
The one at the school disco sweating in a tracksuit
Sporty Spice, Spicegirls
The sensible one. You tried to show your wild side in the second film, we all cringed.
Miranda, Sex and the City
Sexy fancy dress just isn’t your thing?
Drew Barrymore, Charlies’ Angels
You tried so hard, but you’re just not ‘fetch’
Gretchen, Mean Girls
No one really knows why you are there, you don’t bring much to the party – but hey, no one asked you to leave!
Tina, S Club 7
You got pregnant
You’re like funny and ‘quirky’.
No, you’re just really weird
Even though you were a girl you had to play a boy because you were the tallest.
Hermaphrodite Tinky Winky, Teletubbies
Your favourite colour is pink, everything you own is pink – but due to the playground hierarchy you had to be…
The Yellow Power ranger, Power Rangers (Assemble!)
Hair in your mouth? no one cares, everyone else looks great.
The third wheel.
Michelle, Destiny’s Child