Jaejoong from the K-pop group JYJ is under fire for his April Fools’ joke in which he falsely claimed that he tested positive for COVID-19.
The now-deleted joke was posted Wednesday on Instagram where Jaejoong, whose real name is Kim Jae-joong, told his nearly 2 million followers that he tested positive for the virus, according to the New York Times.
Gaming peripheral manufacturer HyperX and instant ramen manufacturer Nissin Cup Noodles trolled the internet on Monday with the announcement of a “groundbreaking headphone specially designed to create the ultimate sensorial experience while eating Cup Noodles.”
Dubbed as the “HyperX Cup MIX-IN,” the fake device offers features such as premium memory foam ear pads, an expanded headband, and patent-pending Noodlette™, which reportedly “delivers the silky soft caress of ramen noodles to keep you gaming comfortably during those marathon gaming sessions.”
A bodybuilder in Japan decided to shock his followers by showing a different side of himself in what became an epic April Fools prank. With the help of some makeup artists and a “pretty girl” filter, bodybuilder and entertainer Tatsuma Sugawara trolled his followers by uploading a video of himself in the “virgin-killing sweater”:
女装の動画です。 Crossdressing with makeup on. my april fool prank (this video) went viral on Twitter lol. #マッチョ29 #マッチョ #muscle #muscular #biceps #triceps #bodybuilder #fitness #fitnessmotivation #fitnessaddict #fitnessmodel #makeup #kawaii #kawaiimuscle #化粧 #メイク #筋肉 #japanesemakeup #asianmakeup #crossdressing #crossdresser #prettymakeup #女装 #女装男子 #cute #pretty #virginkillersweater #trap #japanesegirl #asiangirl
An April Fools’ Day prank had people destroying their microwave ovens in an asinine attempt to turn some crumpled aluminum foil into a shiny ball.
On April 1, there were some viral tweets which claimed a process to magically transform the foil by heating it in the microwave for a few minutes.
April Fool’s day is no joke to the Chinese government.
The Chinese state media, Xinhua, issued a statement today on its official Weibo page frowning upon the participation of pranks and jokes that is April Fool’s day. The government-controlled media agency announced its stance against the holiday as an “anti-China” and “anti-socialist” tradition. The statement read: