Some serious news landed on Monday night after lawmakers failed (again) to pass gun control measures. The attempt at bipartisan compromise followed the Orlando nightclub massacre and a 15-hour filibuster by Democrats. In the end, Senate ended up rejecting four proposals. They may try again this week, but even after the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, the nation has moved no closer on a resolution than it sat a few weeks ago. Republicans simply weren’t comfortable closing the gun-show loophole, so no budging occurred despite both parties expressing thoughts and prayers last week.
Well, social media was an utter mess after this news, and one famous married couple endured their own debate. Actually, this was all for show, unlike the recent Susan Sarandon and Debra Messing presidential debate that was very contentious. Here, Chrissy Teigen and John Legend acted out a faux battle with Legend first urging people to vote in November if they want gun control.
Teigen wasn’t having any of this. Nope. She took the other side while professing her right to wave AR-15s around despite the “comfort” factor.
And of course Legend swiftly “blocked” her account.
Little did the anyone realize (oh, play along) that these two were sitting right next to each other the whole time. Teigen even showed off her naughty finger for effect while Legend mastered a pro-level duck face to convey just the right amount of attitude.
Yes, this interaction was completely ridiculous, but these two presumably acted out what they saw on Twitter already. And they did so pretty well, considering how argumentative and unyielding both sides of this issue act on a daily basis. Just wait, someone will end up taking this debate seriously.