House and Wilson: A Fine Bromance

According to the Urban Dictionary, bromance: “the complicated love and affection shared by two straight males.” Not necessarily up on all the latest pop-verbiage, this was new to me until recently when Nightline did a piece on it a few months ago. I am told that bromance is mutual, while the (also popular term) “man crush” is a one-way relationship.

I don’t watch Nightline, but I am curious, so I Googled the term to get more insight into what it exactly means for two guys to be in a “bromance.” Of course the source of my curiosity stems from the House fandom’s constant attempts to characterize and dissect the unique relationship between Dr. Gregory House (Hugh Laurie) and his friend and colleague James Wilson (Robert Sean Leonard).

Rest of the story!


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