Strong, proud, and a good hunter, but a little macho, Gaston is the handsome man of the village. The one that every man admires for his strength, and that every woman loves for his beauty. Gaston is obviously very popular and the villagers as they are very influenced by his decisions.
He is, so to speak, the one that every girl would like to have the chance to marry except for Belle. Gaston sets his sights on her, but Belle rejects him. In anger, Gaston does not hesitate to attack Belle's father to force Belle to marry him.