|“||You took me in, you accepted me, but did any of you love me? Really love me? ...So I- I killed. So I maimed. So I destroyed one innocent life after another. Aren't I a human being? Don't I yearn and... ache and... shop? Don't... I... Deserve... Love? ...and jewelry?||„|
|~ Debbie Jellinsky|
Debbie Jellinsky is the main antagonist of the 1993 sequel, Addams Family Values. She marries men out of money and not out of love. She marries Fester Addams only because she knows the Addams family are rich.
She was portrayed by Joan Cusack.
HistoryShe had previously married and murdered two other men, one a senator and the other a surgeon, basically because while she was married with each one, none of them dedicated enough time to her, since both were obsessed with their jobs at the point of sacrificing the happiness of Debbie.
She even considered herself as a kid as sensitive and delicate and justified the murder of her parents Sharon and Dave Jellinsky when she was ten by claiming they didn't understand her. The "proof" was that they bought her a Malibu Barbie instead of a Ballerina Barbie. This was the start of her descent into madness and greed as she began killing her husbands with the same motivation - that they didn't love her and didn't satisfy all her materialistic obsessions.
Debbie the Black Widow
Unlike the psychotic but openly dark Addamses, she tends to hide her insanity even to herself by acting like a loving and tender person. She conned the whole family into hiring her under the impression that Debbie from a babysitting agency.
Fester immediately falls in love with Debbie when he first lays eyes on her.
Throughout the movie, Debbie tries to kill Fester but fails. Towards the film's climax, her true colors are shown in that she doesn't really love Fester and thinks he's nothing but a freak.
She then holds the rest of the Addams family captive and ends up trying to electrocute them, only to end up electrocuted herself and reduced to dust when the Addam's newborn baby Pubert connects the wires together.
She is honorably buried in their infamous cemetery where her tombstone reads "Wife and Psycho". It is possible that Debbie may or may not be deceased. At the end of the movie, a hand grabbed Wednesday's friend Joel's arm; the hand is presumed to be Thing's.
She made a return in the Video game versions of the movie - this time by kidnapping Pubert as well as the rest of the family. She met her true end when Fester saved the baby.