back to top

10 Actors Who Fooled The Internet

Sometimes we're tricked into thinking stuff on the Internet is real. Here are some of the most unbelievable, crazy, and emotional videos that totally fooled most of us. It’s almost as unbelievable as William Levy dressing up as different William Levys and giving you Pepsi NEXT for free.

Posted on

1. eHarmony Cat Lady


This fake video profile for eHarmony has received over 25 million views.

2. LonelyGirl15


The internet was captivated by the somber life of lonelygirl15 before she was revealed to be a character in a fictional web series.

3. MC Chris / Via

The Reddit community outed MC Chris' heavy-handed and rude stage antics. MC Chris responded with an over-the-top crying apology which was widely considered to be for show.

4. Dax Flame


In 2007, aspiring actor Madison Patrello, gained fame by convincingly portraying a socially awkward 15-year-old boy who posted under the name Dax Flame. It landed him some Hollywood acting gigs.

5. The Shell Chocolate Oil Spill


This video of a malfunctioning oil rig cake at a reception of Shell executives was actually the work of the culture-jamming Yes Men.

6. The Onion iPhone Charger Guy


This video, seen by 10 million people, is phony baloney. Many onions were needlessly harmed because of this video.

7. Evan Longoria's Baseball Catch / Via

This video was staged as a promotion for Gillette.

8. The Human Bird Wings Guy

Human-powered bird wings don't work. Sorry.

9. "Greatest Freakout Ever" Kid / Via

This video has been watched more than 70 million times. The amazingly energetic actor was outed by his mom as a fake.

10. K-Strass The Yo-Yo Man


K-Strass tricked small TV stations into having him on as a guest, which resulted in painfully awkward interactions.

Romantic Levy flexes his acting muscles for Pepsi NEXT

View this video on YouTube