Internationally famous comedian John Hastings shares his dating wisdom and love advice with WatchMojo.
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Veronica: When it comes to ex, does it truly have to be all or nothing after a break up? John: Let's say you're a lady, say you're Veronica, and you break up because your boyfriend say the host of three way on his crotch, you may not want to be friends with that guy right away because he's now grown a mustache and he has oils. Veronica: Hi, I'm Veronica of watchmojo.com, and today comedian John Hastings discusses the possibility of staying friends with an ex. And if platonic relationships truly exist between guys and girls. John: The biggest trick to not being awkward is not being awkward. If you just kind of barrel through full force, and you just sort of ignore you like, I saw her less than 24 hours ago. This can be an issue, but if you're just immediately like, so you want to go get a Coke and watch Point Break. That’s a pretty good, sure way of the friendship is going to stay intact. Veronica: What if it’s the other way around? We had dated and then we broke up and like, let's be friends. Can we just be friends? John: There are a school of thought that I prescribed to in the past which is relationship over, you need to do a year on one island and you're in another island. They are East Berlin, you are West Berlin and there is a wall that is fortified. Everyone once in a while there's a call on a red phone from a man in a suit. Doesn't necessarily end in bloodshed, but in some tears and eventual celebration. Why did you guys break up? Veronica: Just, he live in Michigan, I live in Montreal. John: How did you meet a man that live in Michigan? KISS concert? Veronica: Basketball tournament. I did the scoreboard. John: Scoreboard, guys. What was his name? Michael Jordan. I don’t know if Veronica could date a member of the NBA or she is petite and she might be ripped apart like arent laser beam in some sort of sci-fi movie. Veronica: I'm sure we can work it out. John: You and I can work out so I could watch that? Uh-oh. Fantasies. Let's sum up Veronica, take the microphone back. Veronica: Do you want to live us with any final thought? John: Be friends with your ex if you can. If you can't, don’t.