Now celebrity love rats are yesterday's news, the real scandal may lie in the use of chatbots in dating sites.
While many dating websites now adhere to a strict no-bot policy, some are happy to write ambiguous terms and conditions into their policies, allowing for fake profiles and bot relationships to flourish on the site, it's claimed.
While the films’s synopsis may sound completely ridiculous at first, it seems We Chat is helping turn this into a reality.
Those who use the service often turn to Xiaobing when they have a broken heart, have lost a job or have been feeling down.
He told Marketing: "It isn’t because it is better to converse with or have a relationship with a chatbot or robot than a human, but because some people can’t create good relationships for themselves.
There are lonely people out there." Levy is the research side of Erotic Chatbots, which has just launched an Indiegogo campaign to fund chatbots that flirt or have pornographic chat with lonely hearts online.
Trish programmed to appear on the Soylent website (and eventually ads) to answer queries regarding the product's name.