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Stephen Colbert Asked Lauren Graham Once And For All If Those Coffee Cups On "Gilmore Girls" Are Actually Empty

"I'm looking at snow, I'm holding the cup, I'm drinking!"

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Stephen Colbert recently had Lauren Graham on his show, and guess what? He's a Gilmore Girls fan, too.

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And, like any Gilmore Girls fan, he knows that it's time to get to the bottom of the empty coffee cup conspiracy.

Since the days of the original series, fans have been taking to the internet to discuss/debate the seemingly empty, weightless cups of "coffee" that the two main characters wave around as they walk-and-talk.
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Since the days of the original series, fans have been taking to the internet to discuss/debate the seemingly empty, weightless cups of "coffee" that the two main characters wave around as they walk-and-talk.

Lauren seems ~shocked~ at the accusation.

SHOCKED!
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SHOCKED!

And yet, Stephen presses on. For all of us.

Investigative journalism at it's best right here.
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Investigative journalism at it's best right here.

It's time for Lauren to set the record straight.

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And there you have it.

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Or doth the lady protest too much? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Exhibit A for the defense:

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Exhibit B for the defense:

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Let's just take one more look at the evidence, shall we?

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Keep tilting that cup sideways, Rory. Is there even anything in that brown bag, Lorelai?

Watch the whole, charming interview or just skip to 5:30 for the debate of the century.

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  1. So, do you think she's telling the truth? Is there ALWAYS coffee in her cup?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Yes, of course. She has proven her case.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    No, it's a cup of LIES!
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    Incorrect
    Fine. Maybe her cup is full, but IDK about Alexis Bledel's cup.
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Honestly, what is even real anymore? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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So, do you think she's telling the truth? Is there ALWAYS coffee in her cup?
  1.  
    vote votes
    Yes, of course. She has proven her case.
  2.  
    vote votes
    No, it's a cup of LIES!
  3.  
    vote votes
    Fine. Maybe her cup is full, but IDK about Alexis Bledel's cup.
  4.  
    vote votes
    Honestly, what is even real anymore? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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