Jimmy Kimmel celebrates same-sex marriage ruling with ‘Couple or Friends?’ game

This is an interesting way to mark the historic event.


Eric Geller


Published Jul 1, 2015   Updated May 28, 2021, 11:08 am CDT

The Supreme Court‘s ruling that the Constitution protects gay couples’ right to marry has created a major problem for Jimmy Kimmel: Are those two men or two women just friends, or are they the latest beneficiaries of the landmark court decision?

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“It’s a dilemma we all face,” Kimmel said, referring to the guessing game. Then he brought on a series of couples via satellite to play the actual guessing game “Couple or Friends?”

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Some of these guesses were tougher than others.

As it turns out, Kimmel isn’t a bad guesser. But judging by the fact that he gave one pair of friends some Donald Trump cologne, he is a bad gift-giver.

Screengrab via Jimmy Kimmel Live/YouTube

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*First Published: Jul 1, 2015, 9:30 am CDT