[Tara] Hunt sees Sierra as a victim of what she called the "tall poppy syndrome," meaning that "the people that stand out tend to get anti-fans. For women in particular, the threat of sexual violence is more often carried through against them."
—Dan Fost, "H Chronicles," The San Francisco Chronicle, March 28, 2007
The anti-fan Web site gets between 150,000 and 300,000 hits a month, with anti-fans making fun of everything from Miss Ray's expressions ("Sammies" for sandwiches, for instance) to her enthusiasm when she tastes food (the ubiquitous "Yum-o") to her kitchen mistakes to her wardrobe choices.
—Karen Goldberg Goff, "Kitchen kitsch," The Washington Times, February 18, 2007
—William B. Mead, "The official New York Yankees hater's handbook," People, May 23, 1983