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DeMarcus Cousins turned a reporter's tricky question against him and blew his mind

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Try to not get confused at the following question that DeMarcus Cousins was asked on Thursday:

Here’s that in video form:

Let’s back it up a bit: The reporter basically asked if Cousins existed in two places — one where he’s DeMarcus the Reporter, and the other where he’s DeMarcus the Olympic Athlete — what would DeMarcus the Reporter ask DeMarcus the Athlete? I don’t know what the reporter was trying to achieve with that question, but I do know his mind was blown when Boogie responded with an equally confusing question.

Actually, the two of these guys have created a question loop:

Reporter Cousins: "If you were in my shoes, what one question would you ask yourself?"

Athlete Cousins: "What would that one question be?"

Reporter Cousins: "‘If you were in my shoes, what one question would you ask yourself?’"

Athlete Cousins: "What would that question to that one question be?"

Reporter Cousins: "‘"If you were in my shoes, what one question would you ask yourself?"’"

Athlete Cousins: "What would the question within the question to that one question be?"

And it goes on and on, and on, and on, and on, and on, and on, and on, and on, and oh look the Olympics are over. They’ve been over for 1,300 years. Everyone’s dead now. Several hundred years ago, all the medals in existence were melted down to build a chamber to isolate Cousins the Reporter and Cousins the Athlete. But Earth’s citizens inadvertently saved them from an asteroid strike, so both men were stuck asking the same questions, in the same intonation, in the same facial reactions, a war of attrition to see who would crack.

In their final days, the loop was broken when the question finally changed.

Reporter Cousins: "If you were in my shoes, what one question would you ask yourself?"

Athlete Cousins: "Why did we do this for so long?"

The cracks in the medal chambers that were caused by the asteroid explosions finally caved in. The Cousinses were free from the loop.