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    David Schwimmer Was Asked About The "We Were On A Break" Debate And His Response Has Made Me Question Everything

    The One Where The "We Were On A Break" Debate Refuses To Leave Us Alone.

    I'm sure you don't need me to tell you that one of the biggest and most divisive debates of all time is that of Ross, Rachel, and that whole "WE WERE ON A BREAK" nonsense.

    Yes, even though this debate was born from an episode that first aired last century — 1997, to be exact — people are still up in arms about who was right and who was wrong.

    Anyway, Ross himself — aka David Schwimmer — has decided that 2020 is the time to reignite the debate, revealing his own standpoint in a recent interview with Jimmy Fallon.

    "People are so passionately divided about whether or not they were on a break," David said when asked by Jimmy what people shout at him in the street.

    But, when Jimmy asked which side of the debate David stood, he simply responded: "Yeah, it's not even a question, they were on a break."

    Now, I have some thoughts, so bear with me.

    When I heard David say this, I was confused because, surely, the debate was never if they were on a break or not, but if sleeping with someone else during that break was technically counted as cheating.

    So I decided to do some investigating. But what that investigation uncovered has truly horrified me.

    Because it seems that I was wrong? And the whole argument between Ross and Rachel is indeed whether they were on a break or not?

    So let's clear that debate up quickly because it's really quite simple. During their fight, Rachel clearly says, and I quote: "Maybe we should just take a break."

    Then, just to make things even clearer, in the ensuing argument Rachel says, plain as day: "We were on a break."

    But, for the next seven seasons, the pair fight over whether they were on a break or not when, in reality, the argument should've been whether Ross had any right to sleep with somebody else while the pair were on a break.

    Anyway, rather than arguing over something that happened more than two decades ago, how about we focus on something that could potentially be happening next month — the reunion!

    Of course, we know that the ~friends~ were supposed to reunite for an unscripted special earlier this year, only for the coronavirus to just come and...

    "It's supposed to happen maybe in August, the middle of August," David explained. "But honestly we're gonna wait and see another week or two if we all determine it's really safe enough to do. If not, then we'll wait until it's safe."

    Regardless of when it comes back, I'd like answers on this "we were on a break" nonsense so we can put it to bed once and for all.

    You can watch David's full interview with Jimmy Fallon here.