don't let the facts get in the way of a good story

don't let the facts get in the way of a good story

Don't ruin an entertaining or interesting story by insisting that every part of it be completely accurate or factual. A: "Sure, that's hilarious, but that's not actually what he said." B: "Oh come on, don't let the facts get in the way of a good story!"
See also: fact, get, good, let, of, story, way
Full browser ?