Titanic theory time: was Jack Dawson actually real?

Tasha Hegarty
Photo credit: 20th Century Fox

From Digital Spy

We all know that Titanic is the greatest love story ever told, with Jack and Rose falling in love on a ship that collided into an iceberg, eventually leaving Jack frozen to death and our hearts broken forever.

Well, imagine our horror at coming across another bizarre theory that debunks the whole story – and no we're not talking about there actually being enough room for two on that bloody raft.

This is even worse.

Photo credit: 20th Century Fox

Apparently, someone with a little too much time on their hands has come up with the idea that Jack wasn't real at all and was a figment of Rose's imagination during a psychotic episode.

It goes like this: Rose is about to jump off the ship to avoid marrying her horrible fiancé Cal, when Jack – a figment of her subconscious –talks her down and her new imaginary friend then helps her sort her life out.

This theory points out that there was no record of Jack even existing on the boat, in the conversation years later with the then-elderly Rose.

Photo credit: 20th Century Fox

Now, let's look at this logically: there wouldn't be a record of Jack because if you remember correctly, Jack actually won his ticket for the ship minutes before it sailed away, in a card game.

Also, who would have made those steamy hand prints on the car windows, huh?

Sorry, we can't believe this one, it would just break our little hearts all over again.

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