YouTuber and sports commentator Brian “True Geordie” Davis brought up this skepticism during his pre-fight podcast on November 4, asking outright if Jake’s wedding was legit or merely a facade.
While Paul’s initial, non-committal answer incited a slew of laughter from the group, he went on to open up about he and Tana’s marriage - more specifically, on how it feels to be a married man.
“Does it feel any different?” one of the podcast hosts asked.
“Uh, no,” Paul began. “We kind of have an open relationship.”
“How does that feel for you?”
“I think it’s great,” Jake continued, laughing. “I think it’s the best thing that anyone’s ever invented.”
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“Who suggested it first, you or her?” Geordie inquired.
“I think it was a mutual type of thing,” Paul replied. “I think we’re in love with each other like emotionally. I think it’s less physical.”
The Team 10 founder’s response comes as little surprise to fans, having made mention of a similar arrangement beforehand and even admitting outright that he and Tana had forgone the legal process of getting hitched.
“At the end of the day, yeah, it’s fun, and it was for content - but we still got married,” he admitted during an episode of “The DownLow(d)” with ET Online. “...I think it happened so fast. I don’t think being married on paper is the same as being married in general. I don’t think paper means you’re married.”
Mongeau held similar sentiments, arguing that getting the law involved in one’s relationship “takes away the love” during her wedding’s “get ready with me” video in early August.
Boasting an open relationship and not-so-legal married status, the YouTubers’ union is still as confusing as ever. It doesn’t look like the “Jana” stint is going away any time soon, in spite of critics’ ongoing speculation.