They first responded to an original video about gay men wanting to marry straight men’s girlfriends by telling them to “take them.” Now, their latest production ‘Marriage: A Horror Story’ warns about the perils of marriage.
“What ‘happily ever after’ really means is spending the rest of your life dealing with lawyers and a one-sided court system that will ultimately award half of your assets to the person that used to make you happy!” they say at the start.
“But now, wants to make you kill yourself,” cue a man hanging from a ceiling.
Instead, why not join spoof site split.com, “an online meeting place where you can find the perfect person to give your belongings to without giving an extra cent.
“Only, you won’t hate them when you do it,” the message adds.
After the hard sell, some ‘satisfied customers’ tell how split.com has transformed their lives.
“The idea of falling in love and living happy ever after wasn’t something I really wanted,” says ‘real person’ Carl Wilkins.
“I mean, I know I’d probably go down that road eventually but I just couldn’t justify losing my stuff to somebody. I’d rather see burning in hell.”
Carl continues: “Split.com matched me up with somebody who didn’t need my stuff to feel superior. In fact, she didn’t seem like she wanted any of it. And that made me so happy.
“Now, I never will have to actually get married!”