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.

Titanic confirmation: Selfish Rose killed chivalrous idiot Jack

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.

h/t Gawker

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: