Let’s clarify: April Fools’ Day pranks are not funny during the pandemic. Don’t do them.
But some celebs apparently didn’t realized this.
Jaejoong, a member of the group JYJ ( K-pop ), pretended to have coronavirus, terrifying his fans.
One follower wrote on Instagram:
“How can you pull a prank like this when the situation right now is so serious? It’s really disappointing.”
Lil’ Nas X, openly gay black musician to win at the Country Music Awards, also pulled off a prank of his own, tweeting:
“I was never gay.”
Minutes later, he added with:
“Ok I’m gay again.”
Public Enemy’s Chuck D, came forward to announce that dispense from Flavor Flav in early March, was actually an “April Flav Chuck Day” joke, as he called.
How stir-crazy people are getting while stuck in their houses, we decided to remember some of the best celebrity April Fool’s pranks over the years.
Prank Master #1 – Mark Ruffalo
On April Fool’s Day 2019, Mark Ruffalo (Hulk), pretended to release a trailer for “Avengers: Endgame” on Twitter, but the video was actually a gif with the words “April Fools” on the screen.
As the film was very expected, that fans were bummed out by this prank.
Prank Master #2 – Gigi Hadid
Gigi Hadid offend her Instagram followers by publishing a photo with a super short haircut, she is famous for her long and beautiful hair.
It looked so real that many fans commented that she shouldn’t have cut it.
Didn’t take long before she shared that it was all just a “2019 April Fool’s Pranks.”
Prank Master #3 – Seth Rogen
Apr 1, 2018, Netflix tweeted out with the title “Unprecedented Business Move”, a video of actor Seth Rogen reading aloud his new deal:
“I, Seth Rogan, do hereby relinquish ownership of mind and body to the entity known as Netflix, Inc, hereby referred to as “Seth’s Owners”.
Prank Master #4 – Katie Couric
April Fools’ Day of last year, the journalist Katie Couric made surprise planned for James Corden for her appearance on “The Late Late Show.” Katie prepared an elaborate prank that gave James host a huge scare.
“This was without a doubt, my best #aprilfools prank EVER! Sorry @j_corden for giving you a heart attack,” wrote in an Instagram post she.
Prank Masters #5 – Hugh Jackman & Jake Gyllenhaal
In 2018, the funny guy of Hollywood, Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool ) was the butt of a vey real prank prepared by your friends Hugh Jackman ( Wolverine ) and Jake Gyllenhaal (Brokeback Mountain).
Jackman, invited Reynolds to an “ugly sweater party” but the dress code only applied to him.
Prank Master #6 – Tom Brady
April 1, 2015, Tom Brady decided to have a little fun with the basketball game he played with Michael Jordan.
Brady show around on his Facebook account what happens when you get crossed over by the greatest basketball player ever, Michael Jordan.
Jordan’s signature appears on his plaster.
He posted then two hours later saying “A ha April Fools.”
Prank Master #7 – Norman Reedus
Norman Reedus (Daryl – The Walking Dead) managed to fill Andrew Lincoln’s car’s A/C with harmless confetti. Andrew (Rick – The Walking Dead) spent hours trying to clean.
This is just one of the many pranks among them.
Next year pranks will be funny again. But for now we just keep the memories. Take care.