Fake celebrity news is often more amusing than the real thing. Of course, none of these stories are true, but they’re all sure to make you laugh. And while it’s always important to be critical of the sources of your news, sometimes it’s just as important to relax and enjoy a good laugh. And there are plenty of them out there! But which one is the funniest? Here’s a look at some of the contenders:
Kanye West announces he is running for president
In 2015, Kanye West announced that he would be running for president in 2020. He even went so far as to create a website called kanyethevote.com. Unfortunately, the website no longer exists and it is safe to say that we won’t be seeing Kanye on the campaign trail anytime soon.
Jaden Smith claims he is quitting acting to become a professional Pokemon trainer
In 2016, Jaden Smith announced that he was quitting acting to become a professional Pokemon trainer. He even shared a photo of himself in a Pokemon costume. Thankfully, he seems to have had a change of heart and is back to acting. No word on whether or not he is still training to be a Pokemon master though.
Lindsay Lohan adopts a baby gorilla
In 2012, Lindsay Lohan announced that she had adopted a baby gorilla. She even shared a photo of herself holding the adorable animal. However, it was later revealed that the whole thing was just a hoax. The gorilla in the photo was actually just a stuffed animal.
Taylor Swift says her next album will be entirely about the KimYe feud
In 2016, Taylor Swift announced that her next album would be entirely about the KimYe feud. She even went so far as to say that she had started writing songs about it. However, the album never materialized and it is safe to say that the feud is no longer a priority for Swift.
Miley Cyrus announces she is pregnant with twins
In 2013, Miley Cyrus announced that she was pregnant with twins. She even shared a photo of her baby bump. However, it was later revealed that the whole thing was just a hoax. Cyrus was not actually pregnant and the photo was just a funny prank.
Paris Hilton confirmed as guest star in Game of Thrones
After the infamous appearance of Ed Sheeran earlier in season 7, it was announced that Paris Hilton would be appearing in an upcoming episode of Game of Thrones. However, it was later revealed that the whole thing was just a hoax. Hilton was not actually going to be appearing on the show and the announcement was just a funny prank.
So there you have it, some of the funniest fake celebrity news stories and headlines out there.