turns out many people think ‘onion’ headlines are real (30 pics)

30 times people were fooled by The Onion.

The term ‘fake news’ has been everywhere nowadays, especially on, well, the trending news.

While social media platforms are taking drastic measures to prevent the spread of false information, this doesn’t prevent lazy folks from getting tricked by satirical sites.

turns out many people think ‘onion’ headlines are real (30 pics)

If you spot a headline from The Onion or The Babylon Bee or Reductress, you should know it’s just fake and satirical.

But, the serious, straight-faced manner these sites ‘report’ on non-existent events, happenings, and ideas has resulted in people mistakenly thinking the stories are real news.

Scroll down to see stories that some people somehow believed were real and their funny comments.

#1 Congrats, You Got ‘Onioned’

turns out many people think ‘onion’ headlines are real (30 pics)

#2 What?! Are You a Doctor?

turns out many people think ‘onion’ headlines are real (30 pics)

#3 Really?

turns out many people think ‘onion’ headlines are real (30 pics)

#4 Are You Learning to Use the Internet or What?

turns out many people think ‘onion’ headlines are real (30 pics)

#5 Karl is Cute Though

turns out many people think ‘onion’ headlines are real (30 pics)

#6 As Long as We All Get Offended

turns out many people think ‘onion’ headlines are real (30 pics)

#7 Medical Science Must Be Stopped

turns out many people think ‘onion’ headlines are real (30 pics)

#8 More ‘Flue Shots’ for the Rest of Us

turns out many people think ‘onion’ headlines are real (30 pics)

#9 This Guy Even Pulled Out a Quote

turns out many people think ‘onion’ headlines are real (30 pics)

#10 We Can All Use Some Self-Reflection

turns out many people think ‘onion’ headlines are real (30 pics)

#11 Yea, This Would Only Be Believable If It Were Like 3 States

turns out many people think ‘onion’ headlines are real (30 pics)

#12 Missed the Joke

turns out many people think ‘onion’ headlines are real (30 pics)

#13 Literally Unbelievable

turns out many people think ‘onion’ headlines are real (30 pics)

#14 Let’s Boycott LEGO!

turns out many people think ‘onion’ headlines are real (30 pics)

#15 Just Read the Comment… Someone Teach This Guy Photoshop

turns out many people think ‘onion’ headlines are real (30 pics)

#16 Fooled

turns out many people think ‘onion’ headlines are real (30 pics)

#17 Hehe, 69

turns out many people think ‘onion’ headlines are real (30 pics)

#18 Oh Man, There Was Even a Comment Calling Out That the headline Was Fake Right Above Yours!

turns out many people think ‘onion’ headlines are real (30 pics)

#19 Savage

turns out many people think ‘onion’ headlines are real (30 pics)

#20 Brainteaser

turns out many people think ‘onion’ headlines are real (30 pics)

#21 ‘No Offence, but Your Writers and Editors Are Idiots…’ The Commenter Didn’t Know He Was the Idiot for Believing a Fake Story

turns out many people think ‘onion’ headlines are real (30 pics)

#22 Fun Fact

turns out many people think ‘onion’ headlines are real (30 pics)

#23 Looks Like Someone Never Heard a ‘Your Mom’ Joke In Middle School

turns out many people think ‘onion’ headlines are real (30 pics)

#24 If This Were Real, Denny’s Would Have Come Up with a Much More ‘Fun’ Name for the Dish

turns out many people think ‘onion’ headlines are real (30 pics)

#25 Come On! They Would Only Do the Stars And Bars, at Best

turns out many people think ‘onion’ headlines are real (30 pics)

#26 This Guy Even Got Furious

turns out many people think ‘onion’ headlines are real (30 pics)

#27 That Last Commenter…

turns out many people think ‘onion’ headlines are real (30 pics)

#28 Using Powerball to Determine COVID 19 Infection Rate

turns out many people think ‘onion’ headlines are real (30 pics)

#29 Someone Got ‘Onioned’

#30 Read a Book!

turns out many people think ‘onion’ headlines are real (30 pics)