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April 1, 2020

Nobody is in the mood for April Fools' Day this year, but celebs apparently didn't get the memo. For the annual prankster holiday, Public Enemy's Chuck D came forward to announce that firing Flavor Flav in early March was actually an elaborate ruse (or as he called it, an "April Flav Chuck Day" joke), Pitchfork reports.

Meanwhile, Jaejoong, a member of the K-pop group JYJ, got himself into hot water when he pretended to have coronavirus, briefly terrifying his fans. "How can you pull a prank like this when the situation right now is so serious?" one furious follower wrote on Instagram. "It's really disappointing."

Lil' Nas X, the first openly gay black musician to win at the Country Music Awards for "Old Town Road," also pulled off a prank of his own, tweeting "I was never gay." Shortly thereafter, he followed up with: "Ok I'm gay again." Jeva Lange

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