17 Freaky Conspiracy Theories You've Probably Never Heard Before

    Long story short: J.K. Rowling isn't who she says she is.

    We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about the weird conspiracy theories they've always secretly believed. Here are the wild results.

    Note: These are theories and aren't being presented as facts, so just have fun reading this.

    1. All birds died in 1986 and were replaced with drones to spy on the public.

    2. Leo DiCaprio had something to do with River Phoenix's overdose.

    3. The Red Cross is using everyone's blood donations for satanic rituals.

    4. Stevie Wonder isn't really blind.

    5. Big Pharma already has cures for HIV, cancers, and other diseases and illnesses, but is hiding them.

    6. J.K. Rowling isn't who she says she is.

    7. There really is a government organization similar to the one in Men in Black.

    8. Coke and Pepsi are secretly owned by the same people.

    9. Ed Sheeran is the only person who remembers a once-famous band, so he's been stealing their songs.

    10. Ancestry DNA kits are being used by the government to track everyone.

    11. Beards mess with facial recognition software, and that's why you've seen all those articles about how "dirty" they are.

    12. Paul McCartney died in the '60s and was replaced with a lookalike.

    13. The TV was created to distract people from the government.

    14. Your entire existence is just part of a simulation.

    15. There's an alternate reality on the other side of mirrors.

    16. They sank the Titanic on purpose to collect insurance money.

    17. And Nic Cage isn't actually from earth.

    What bizarre, wild, or lesser-known conspiracy theory melts your mind? Tell us about it in the comments below!