Justin Bieber, One Direction, and Other Celebs Pull April Fools’ Day Pranks

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Justin Bieber, One Direction, and Other Celebs Pull April Fools’ Day Pranks

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Charlize Theron created an outrageous Funny or Die video that was actually an April Fool's joke.

Celebrities certainly had a lot of fun pulling April Fools' Day pranks this year! From fake pregnancies to sex tapes and even a journey to the center of the Earth, here's a look at the biggest celeb practical jokers from yesterday:

Justin Bieber

The Biebs is notorious for his love of pranks, so April Fools' Day has got to be one of his favorite days of the year. He was one of many celebs who used Twitter to fool his followers, and he probably had some Beliebers ready to send death threats to Nickelodeon after one of his pranks - Justin had gotten covered with slime at the Kids' Choice Awards the day before, so he tweeted that he had to shave off his hair because the green goo wouldn't wash out. The pop star also tricked his Twitter followers by teasing them with the release of a second teaser for his "Boyfriend" music video. But instead of seeing the Biebs smolder, fans were treated to a video clip featuring screaming; a still from "The Exorcist;" and a photo of Justin wearing a bald cap on the Jimmy Kimmel show. Beliebers probably hated their idol's swag-less act, but the clip was actually less creepy than his first teaser featuring a lot of female hands feeling him up.

One Direction

Perhaps the Biebs should have taken a page from the boys of One Direction and pulled a pregnancy prank - everyone would have completely flipped out if Justin tweeted that Selena Gomez was pregnant with his child. However, the guys of 1D decided to show up Justin with a more un-Beliebable story - when Louis Tomlinson tweeted that he was going to be a dad, the official Twitter for "The X Factor" confirmed that Harry Styles was pregnant with Louis' child. But sadly Larry Stylinson has not procreated - Directioners will just have to keep dreaming about Louis and Harry arguing over whether their baby should pair suspenders or a crested jacket with its diaper.

Aubrey O'Day and Marcia Cross

These lovely ladies also tried to pull some pregnancy pranks of their own - "Celebrity Apprentice" competitor Aubrey tweeted that she's 3 ½ months pregnant, while "Desperate Housewives" star Marcia tried to convince everyone that she's pregnant with three babies. Unfortunately she's not actually in desperate need of a nanny capable of taking care of triplets.

Charlize Theron

Charlize had one of the best April Fools' Day pranks. She took over the website Funny or Die, which featured lots of fake video footage purportedly hacked from the actress' phone. However, the craziest video had to be a sadistic sex tape that features her verbally and physically abusing two men who are gagged and bound while some creepy cloaked figures watch (apparently she's just as sinister as her Snow White and the Huntsman character in real life).

Richard Branson

In a special press release, billionaire Branson claimed that celebs like Tom Hanks, Seth Green, and Arnold Schwarzenegger had signed up to be some of the first to board Virgin Volcanic, a special vessel that takes brave adventurers inside an active volcano. This might have been an April Fools' Day prank, but it's apparently no joke that Ashton Kutcher has signed up to board one of Branson's space ships (and it's also hard to believe that Ashton was actually cast as Steve Jobs yesterday).

So what was your favorite celebrity April Fools' Day prank?

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