You know the scene: the Titanic flounders, Rose climbs aboard a floating piece of debris and Jack becomes a man-cicle in the icy waters of the North Atlantic.
Jack’s selfless gesture may have saved first-class Rose’s life, but relinquishing dry real estate on the floating Titanic debris post-sinkage may have needlessly cost the third-class romantic his life. And while “Titanic” director James Cameron has insisted that the star-crossed lovers couldn’t share the makeshift lifeboat, the guys at Mythbusters decided to put his claim to the test this week.
Their findings? Jack’s death was totally preventable.
It’s no wonder she could “never let go” — she understandably had a lot of guilt for needlessly killing her boyfriend. Way to go, Rose.
Fortunately, the disappointing ending has become something of a legendary internet meme for all of us to enjoy: