Today, the internet has ascribed an inspiring bit of heroism to Paul Rudd, after video surfaced this weekend of a man who almost, kind of looks like Paul Rudd helping to prevent an alleged hate crime at Dallas-Fort Worth Airport (as shown in the video above). Alas, @TheRealPaulRudd was actually thousands of miles away, likely doing nothing, while real American heroes got their hands dirty.
Principal photography for Star Wars Episode VII has been underway at London's Pinewood Studios since location shooting in Abu Dhabi wrapped up in May. The next installment of Star Wars is not being filmed at Frankfurt Airport, but that didn't stop this fake, fan-made video from getting more than a million YouTube views.
A he-said, she-said, KFC-said story for the ages: the family of Victoria Wilcher—the three-year old girl who was mauled by pit bulls and then allegedly kicked out of a Kentucky Fried Chicken—says the story is true, despite a long investigation revealing that Victoria was almost certainly never asked to leave the KFC.
It may take a leap of faith to fall for a news article claiming that powerful megachurch pastor Joel Osteen has resigned his post citing a "lack of faith," but more than a few True Believers were willing to give a prankster the benefit of the doubt when they stumbled upon a fake letter of resignation supposedly penned by Osteen himself.
A video that began circulating late yesterday claiming to show leading member of the Westboro Baptist Church David Phelps, supposedly the son of cult founder Fred Phelps, being ambushed by an obese, birthday-suited Seattle rapper named Billy the Fridge quickly went viral because, well, who doesn't want to see that?