I wanted to help but really had no idea what to do.
I actually went home and put some socks and things in a bag and went back to give them to him but he had vanished.
'The St Mungo's rough sleeper outreach team had been offering support to him on a regular basis.
He said: 'I commute through Bournemouth every day and he would sit on the wall at the corner of the road.'That's what made me pull over the first time - I stopped to ask him if he was OK and we got talking.'I wondered, if I gave him some money, would it go on drugs and alcohol but to be honest he never did any of that, just smoked roll-ups.'He never, ever asked for anything from me.'Local homeless charity founder Claire Matthews said they hand out sleeping bags to rough sleepers but have had reports of the council taking them away to 'clean the streets'.
She said 'Kev' came to their soup kitchen four times a week and was popular with the volunteers.
As long as the comedy comes from making the guy look like a fool and not from making his partner suffer, it's okay (though the latter being funny isn't statistically impossible).
Of course, all bets are off when this trope is mixed with the Boys Love or Ho Yay, which is certainly not all that rare; in fact, the biggest Played for Laughs examples tend to come from this field.