02/28/2013 04:51 pm ET | Updated May 17, 2013

Cheating Excuses: 19 Reasons People Will Say They Cheated, According To Twitter

When it comes to infidelity, we thought we'd heard all the excuses in the book.

Not so, apparently. On Wednesday, were were introduced to some new ones when the hashtag #ExcusesCheatersUse began trending on Twitter. One example? "It was my friend sending those x-rated texts from my phone, not me!" Sure.

Click through the slideshow below to see 18 more excuses for stepping out -- as suggested by the Twitterverse -- then head to the comments to share some of the most ridiculous explanations for cheating you've ever heard.


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