‘Mythbusters’ Settles the ‘Titanic’ Debate: Did Jack Have to Die?
It was a debate that had raged since 'Titanic' hit theaters 25 years ago: did Rose leave Jack to die by not letting him up on the board as they floated in the ocean. James Cameron maintains that the board would have only been big enough for one of them and Jack died valiantly, letting Rose live. Others argue that they could have at least tried to fit work it so both of them could have survived. Bu
‘Titanic’ Myth Busted! James Cameron Says Jack and Rose Could NOT Have Both Survived on That Plank
At the end of 'Titanic', Leonardo DiCaprio's Jack saves Kate Winslet's Rose by letting HER sit on the busted plank and wait for help while he floats next to her in the cold ocean...and eventually dies. But people have pointed out that there was plenty of room on that plank for both Rose AND Jack. So he could have just jumped on there with her, and Rose's heart wouldn't have had to go on alone.