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13th Feb '17 3:04:20 PM harostar
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* In ''Manga/TokyoGhoul[=:Re=]'', Matsuri Washuu is in a loveless ArrangedMarriage to keep up appearances as the heir of the illustrious [[TheClan Washuu Clan]]. He readily admits to finding her boring, and had to be ''forced'' to write her regularly while working abroad. It turns out that Matsuri is actually an ArmoredClosetGay, and secretly obsessed with his younger subordinate, Kuki Urie.

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* In ''Manga/TokyoGhoul[=:Re=]'', Matsuri Washuu is in a loveless ArrangedMarriage to keep up appearances as the heir of the illustrious [[TheClan Washuu Clan]]. He readily admits to finding her boring, and had to be ''forced'' to write her regularly while working abroad. It turns out that Matsuri is actually an ArmoredClosetGay, and secretly obsessed with his younger subordinate, Kuki Urie. Whether his wife is aware of her role as his Beard or not is unclear, but she admits to having very little interest in her husband's career.
13th Feb '17 3:02:08 PM harostar
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* In ''Manga/TokyoGhoul[=:Re=]'', Matsuri Washuu is in a loveless ArrangedMarriage to keep up appearances as the heir of the illustrious [[TheClan Washuu Clan]]. He readily admits to finding her boring, and had to be ''forced'' to write her regularly while working abroad. It turns out that Matsuri is actually an ArmoredClosetGay, and secretly obsessed with his younger subordinate, Kuki Urie.
10th Feb '17 10:18:22 PM pyroclastic
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Supertrope of UndercoverAsLovers, OperationJealousy, CitizenshipMarriage, GirlfriendInCandada, ShockValueRelationship, BoyfriendBluff, and WeddingRingDefense. Compare EmergencyImpersonation.

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Supertrope of UndercoverAsLovers, OperationJealousy, CitizenshipMarriage, GirlfriendInCandada, GirlfriendInCanada, ShockValueRelationship, BoyfriendBluff, and WeddingRingDefense. Compare EmergencyImpersonation.
10th Feb '17 10:18:02 PM pyroclastic
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Supertrope of UndercoverAsLovers, OperationJealousy, CitizenshipMarriage, ShockValueRelationship, BoyfriendBluff, and WeddingRingDefense. Compare EmergencyImpersonation.

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Supertrope of UndercoverAsLovers, OperationJealousy, CitizenshipMarriage, GirlfriendInCandada, ShockValueRelationship, BoyfriendBluff, and WeddingRingDefense. Compare EmergencyImpersonation.
29th Jan '17 4:19:31 AM occono
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Gay men who marry The Beard do this generally as [[ArmouredClosetGay an elaborate refusal to come out of the closet]]. They "prove" it to themselves and others that they are not gay because they have a wife ([[SexlessMarriage that they never touch]]) so they [[HaveIMentionedIAmHeterosexualToday most definitely are not leading a gay lifestyle]].

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Gay men who marry The Beard do this generally as [[ArmouredClosetGay an elaborate refusal to come out of the closet]]. They "prove" it to themselves and others that they are not gay because they have a wife ([[SexlessMarriage that they never touch]]) so they [[HaveIMentionedIAmHeterosexualToday most definitely are not leading a gay lifestyle]].
lifestyle]]. Other times, it's an open arrangement with the wife in order to abide by social standards, sometimes the wife herself may be a lesbian.
11th Jan '17 7:34:15 PM nombretomado
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* In the novel ''Thrones, Dominations'', the "boyfriend" of a missing actress tells LordPeterWimsey that their relationship is only friendly; she dates him to scare off an unpleasantly lecherous colleague, and he dates her because it makes him appear straight.

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* In the novel ''Thrones, Dominations'', the "boyfriend" of a missing actress tells LordPeterWimsey Literature/LordPeterWimsey that their relationship is only friendly; she dates him to scare off an unpleasantly lecherous colleague, and he dates her because it makes him appear straight.
31st Dec '16 8:42:41 PM Xtifr
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* Creator/AlanTuring, despite being gay, was engaged to Joan Clarke at one point.

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* Creator/AlanTuring, UsefulNotes/AlanTuring, despite being gay, was engaged to Joan Clarke at one point.
16th Dec '16 12:23:48 PM Medinoc
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* ''Fanfic/TheAlarmaverse'': Ditzy preemptively tries to fend off Trixie's unrequited affection by claiming that Time Turner is her boyfriend.

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* ''Fanfic/TheAlarmaverse'': ''[[Fanfic/TheAlarmaverse Beauty Will Tear Us Apart]]'': Ditzy preemptively tries to fend off Trixie's unrequited affection by claiming that Time Turner is her boyfriend.
16th Dec '16 7:28:57 AM Malady
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* ''Fanfic/TheAlarmaverse'': Ditzy preemptively tries to fend off Trixie's unrequited affection by claiming that Time Turner is her boyfriend.
21st Nov '16 3:27:47 PM JoeMerl
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* Webcomic/WildeLife: This is lampshaded in the captions on page 295. Oscar is good friends with Darcy and Eliza, a happy couple, and while Darcy is busy with some business, a circus is in town. Darcy asks Oscar to go with Eliza, to which he accepts. The caption reads, "Be the best beard you can be."

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* Webcomic/WildeLife: This is lampshaded {{Discussed}} in the captions on page 295. ''Webcomic/WildeLife:'' when Oscar is good friends agrees to go to a show with Darcy and the openly-gay Eliza, a happy couple, and while Eliza's girlfriend Darcy is busy with some business, a circus is in town. Darcy asks Oscar refers to go with Eliza, to which he accepts. him as her "beard." The caption reads, AltText likewise quips "Be the best beard you can be."
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