Ha … ha. Don’t fall for these jokes, folks. It’s the trickiest day of the year, and many celebrities and top brands are bringing out the pranks for April Fools’ Day 2016. This year’s list of culprits includes Gwen Stefani, Jimmy Kimmel and companies like StarKist, Burger King, Netflix, Zumba, Roomba, Esurance, Guinness and more.
Check out Us Weekly‘s comprehensive roundup below, updated throughout the day!
Donald Trump Is Not Running for President… Just Kidding!
Jimmy Kimmel Live shared an exclusive announcement from the Republican GOP front-runner, saying his entire campaign has been a ruse. In the clip, Trump goes so far to ask people to vote for his, ahem, pal, Hillary Clinton. Watch above.
Gwen Stefani Is Pregnant… Not!
Gasp, Gwen! The “Make Me Like You” singer — who professed her love for her boyfriend, Blake Shelton, in an interview — posted a photo of a sonogram on Friday, April 1, and cracked: “It’s a girl.”
Of course, the mom of three was kidding, though not all fans were happy with the hoax. “Used to be a fan, but you should know better than to make such an insensitive joke,” one person on Instagram, @mrs_chimento, commented. “What about your fans that have infertility trouble or have suffered pregnancy losses?”
Tom Hiddleston Does the Weather Report as Loki… In Another Universe!
The adorable actor did the weather report for a Chicago local TV station, channeling his Marvel villain character. “My brother from another mother has been misbehaving,” Hiddleston cracked at one point. “The god of thunder has brought he skillset to bear on the local weather. There’s a huge storm front coming in, and ummm, that means Chris Hemsworth has taken his hammer, he’s smashed it on the surface of the sky and it’s going to rain a hell of a lot. So, good luck with that.”
Guinness Is Offering a Clear Beer With Zero Calories… In Your Dreams
The Dublin-based beer distributor announced on April Fools’ Day that it had whipped up a “revolutionary” new brew: Guinness Glan, a clear beer with zero calories. However, the brand claimed that the Glan (which means “clear” in Gaelic) has the same smooth taste and texture of its classic Guinness Draught.
— Guinness US (@GuinnessUS) April 1, 2016
Netflix Announces New John Stamos Docu-Series… Lies!
The digital streaming service announced on Friday that it has an upcoming docu-series with Full House actor John Stamos. “So excited about my partnership w @netflix and our new Docu- Mini,” the ’90s hunk tweeted. “Check out the preview. Full series April 31st.” (By the way, there is no April 31.)
A VERY exciting new original documentary unlike any other. “John Stamos: A Human, Being” comes to Netflix April 31https://t.co/AhIVOF9xIj
— Netflix US (@netflix) April 1, 2016
Ryan Reynolds Says Deadpool Is Coming to VHS… Whatever
Blake Lively’s hunky husband posted that his smash action hero movie, Deadpool, was rewinding the clock with a VHS version. “Coming to VHS, and LaserDisc MAY 10! That’s right, millennials!” Reynolds shared on Instagram. Of course, he was kidding.
StarKirst Is Replacing Charlie the Tuna With Brad the Sawfish… In Your Nightmares!
The beloved tuna brand announced on Friday that its as replacing its beloved spokesman, errr fish, with a new sea creature: Brad the Sawfish. “He’s slick. He’s sharp. And he loves easily opening StarKist pouches and cans,” the brand joked. “Our beloved spokes-fish for the past 50+ years, Charlie the Tuna, was set to retire, so we honored Charlie’s wishes by finding another rad fish.”
Charlie the Tuna's Retirement
Ladies and gentlemen, #TeamStarKist would like to introduce the new face of StarKist: Brad the Sawfish. He’s slick. He’s sharp. And he loves easily opening StarKist Pouches and cans. Our beloved spokes-fish for the past 50+ years, Charlie the Tuna, was set to retire, so we honored Charlie’s wishes by finding another rad fish. Check out and share the video for the whole story – and visit our website for exclusive Brad the Sawfish swag! http://starki.st/ir3jpgPosted by StarKist on Friday, April 1, 2016
T-Mobile Creates Binge-Watching Headset… But Not Today!
The cellphone brand boasted on April Fool’s Day that it had created a “revolutionary new way to watch streaming mobile video” via a hands-free headset. “AT&T and Verizon burn up your data and make you hold your device in your hands… like an idiot,” someone says in T-Mobile’s fake ad. “F–k that!”
Redbox Wants Employees to Work Inside Their Kiosks… Good Luck!
After last year’s Petbox joke, the movie kiosk brand pulled another April Fools’ Day ruse, this time with an employment listing. However, there’s a caveat: The company is looking for “Kiosk Ambassadors skilled at working in the dark, disc stacking and yoga.” The company encouraged applicants to “think inside of the box.” However, the brand offered a real-life promo code for anyone who wanted to rent a movie on April Fools’ Day. Use the promo code APRILFOOLS online for a dollar off any rental for the first night.
Zumba and Roomba Create Custom Device… Hmm?
The fitness brand and the cleaning robot brand joined forces to create a #ZumbaRoomba that will self-vacuum and play Zumba tunes for users. However, only four lucky users will have the chance to win a real-life Zumba Roomba.
Game of Thrones‘ the Mountain Sells Muscle-Building Water… Yeah, OK
Mega man Hafthór Júlíus “Thor” Björnsson, best known for his role as “The Mountain” on HBO’s Game of Thrones, released a faux commercial on behalf of SodaStream on Friday, promoting a fictitious water brand called “Heavy Bubbles.” According to the actor, the water — contained within dumbbell-shaped bottles — will make its drinkers as strong as the 2012 World’s Strongest Man contestant.
Burger King’s Chicken Fries Shake… Mm, Tasty?
The fast food chain announced a hilarious rendition of its beloved Chicken Fries on Friday, tweeting a photo of a frosty beverage decorated with a chicken graphic.
Introducing the new Chicken Fries Shake. It’s too good to be true. pic.twitter.com/CZQhUG26ZO
— Burger King (@BurgerKing) April 1, 2016
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