Harley and Batman, "Harley Quinn" (Photo: DC Universe)

Harley Quinn is the hot mess we didn’t know we needed

I don’t like Harley Quinn.

There. I’m owning my bias.

It didn’t start that way.

I enjoyed Harley in her appearances on “Batman: The Animated Series.” No one can match Arlene Sorkin’s off-kilter take on the malice and the mirth in the character.

But after Harley became canon in the DC universe, she got a makeover into an overly sexualized vamp who never addressed the trauma of her past.

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