^ Especially if you're a hero to fans at cons who often hold you personally accountable to writers' decisions beyond your control.
Also, good luck being any kind of actor and not
identifying to some
degree with your character. And when the character's being written with you in mind, reacting both to your performance and to the reactions of others to the same... well, if you're given crap day after day, it'd be hard not
to take it personally. Feeling insulted and unappreciated would be a totally natural response.