Invisible Girlfriend

The premise of Invisible Girlfriend is that if you need to pretend that you have a girlfriend (for instance, if a guy is trying to hide the fact that he's gay) this company will provide you with convincing proof to back up your story.

Matt Homann, its founder, says, "This is the business of helping [clients] tell a lie — we’re thinking of it more as a shield — to have the excuse ready in hand and not have to be uncomfortable." [BuzzFeed]

Fake girlfriend services are not new. I've posted about quite a few of them here, including, Cloud Girlfriend, Girlfriend Hire, and

This market niche seems to have become quite crowded.


Posted on Wed Nov 27, 2013

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I think the trend started because of all of the holiday Hallmark movies.
Posted by TMB  on  Wed Nov 27, 2013  at  10:31 AM
Interesting that all the photos seem to be of the kind of well-photoshopped girl none of their customers could hope to pull in the first place.
Posted by Richard Bos  in  The Netherlands  on  Thu Nov 28, 2013  at  07:11 AM