“Adventure Time” Creator Reveals Two Main Characters Had A Gay Relationship

"That's what I figured from all the creepy fan art."
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At a recent book-signing for The Adventure Time Encyclopedia, voice actor Olivia Olson—who provides the voice for benevolent vampire Marceline—revealed that her character and Princess Bubblegum were once a item.

Olson says she was talking with Adventure Time creator Pendleton Ward, trying to figure out her character’s motivation in a particular scene with PBG. And he stunned her with “You know they dated, right?”

Get the whole lowdown on their relationship—and whether it’ll ever be discussed in the cartoon—below.

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Dan Avery is a writer-editor who focuses on culture, breaking news and LGBT rights. His work has appeared in Newsweek, The New York Times, Time Out New York, The Advocate and elsewhere.