“There are no true villains in Steven Universe.” You’ve heard that, right? You’ve probably even heard that Rebecca Sugar said it. But she didn’t. Steven Universe has villains, and it’s pretty self-evident that it does. But why do people think it’s not supposed to?
It’s all because of a big game of Telephone that people have this misconception about Steven Universe and its villains. Always check the source, people!
If you want to read the article where Ms. Sugar mentioned the lack of iconic villains in Steven Universe, Gizmodo still has it up.