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    Update: It Turns Out That The Keanu Reeves Interview Where He Said He's Lonely Is Fake

    Reeves' publicist has since announced that the interview referenced in the original version of this post was "fabricated" by

    You know Keanu Reeves: star of the John Wick action franchise, iconic films like Point Break and Speed, and of course, 90% of the reason why we're still obsessed with The Matrix.

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    Like, even if you haven't gotten in on the John Wick hype, you've definitely seen at least ONE of those movies. It's basically required by law.

    So last week, when this interview with Malaysia's made it seem like Keanu Reeves had admitted he was a "lonely guy," the internet was both freaked out AND concerned.

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    Because one would **think** that being on that level of Super Successful Action Movie Hunkiness = never having to worry about your love life again, or at least, being constantly besieged by other beautiful, successful people who want to date you.

    But it turns out that interview never happened — apparently, Keanu Reeves' publicist told HuffPost a few days ago that the entire story was "fabricated" and the actor did not give an interview to

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    One of the fake quotes from the interview: "You mean romantic love? You know, I’m the lonely guy. I don’t have anyone in my life. But if it does occur, I would respect and love the other person; hopefully it’ll happen for me."

    And listen, as someone who fell for this fake interview very hard, I am feeling a lot of mixed emotions...

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    Ya girl was enlisting all her mutuals and even Winona Ryder to try and set our man up!

    But this might actually be good news, because that means Keanu Reeves is probably not lonely?

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    ...but just in case he is, I still submit that if Keanu Reeves is looking for a badass action hero partner to get with, Charlize Theron would be an AMAZING candidate:

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    Ummmm remember when Charlize Theron told Entertainment Tonight that she's ready for someone to "step up" and that she's "shockingly available"?? I think about it every day, you guys.

    Because, lonely or not, John Wick and Furiosa would probably have tons to talk about??

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    BRB dreaming about the ass-kicking thriller power couple we need and deserve!!

    Anyway: in summary, don't believe everything you read on the internet, kids...


    I am as sorry to have mislead you guys, but I am also personally relieved that Keanu is probably fine?

    ...but do believe in the power and goodness that is Keanu Reeves.


    Now THAT you can always count on!

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