WorldDebunkedThe Story About A Chinese Lesbian Billionaire Couple Is Very, Very Fake"That WJSN lesbian billionaires fake news tweet saved 2017."By by Kassy ChoBuzzFeed News Reporter and by Ikran DahirBuzzFeed ContributorPosted on April 29, 2017, 10:26 amTwitterFacebookLink A tweet about two lesbian Chinese billionaires who got married and became the world's richest couple alive has gone viral. richest couple alive @merrymeiqi [BREAKING] Lesbian Chinese Billionaires, Meng Mei Qi and Wu Xuan Yi, marry. Making them the richest couple alive. 11:00 PM - 26 Apr 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite The news that Meng Mei Qi and Wu Xuan Yi were married was shared by thousands of people, including former Disney Channel star Debby Ryan. Twitter: @DebbyRyan People were shook. Twitter: @alocalteen Twitter: @SpellmanNaomi Twitter: @chel_c_cam Just one problem: Meng and Wu are not a couple, nor are they billionaires. They are, however, members of the South Korean–Chinese band Cosmic Girls, also known as WJSN. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com The photo of Meng and Wu was taken earlier this week at the Beijing International Film Festival, and uploaded by fellow WJSN member Xuan Yi on to her Weibo page. weibo.com And the story was put together by K-pop fans, who, it appears, were just trying to promote their faves. Twitter: @misswujuniverse The teenager behind the original tweet, Abby Fry, told BuzzFeed News that she came up with the joke because she thought it would amuse ujungs, WJSN's fan group, and never expected it to go so big. Twitter: @merrymeiqi "I thought they looked like they were at a wedding with the dresses they were wearing, and the dresses sure looked expensive," Fry said.She said that she thought people would fact-check first, but added that it "just shows the power of what we want to happen." Stans obviously found it hilarious. Twitter: @misswujuniverse And continued with their top-notch trolling. Twitter: @floweryflesh Twitter: @rapkays They even shared pictures of the "happy couple." Twitter: @floweryflesh av 🍙 @greyjinsook good night i love the richest couple alive 🌙💸 04:20 AM - 28 Apr 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite The plot escalated with an equally fake murder. 上海48🌠 @uzzucam mei qi murdered her husband, married a girl,and became the richest gay couple alive she really did that 09:52 PM - 27 Apr 2017 Reply Retweet Favorite And that they had ~history~. Twitter: @greyjinsook They also didn't forget to promote their album. Twitter: @rootsmihyun People are praising the stans for pulling off the ultimate scam. Twitter: @nyakutagawa But it wasn't long before people caught onto the joke. Twitter: @ohmomona And are now spreading the word. Twitter: @prismwaves Which left some very disappointed. Twitter: @currypuffs Ujungs, however, feel that the joke has saved 2017. Twitter: @Suendenfall Topics in this articleK-popKassy ChoBuzzFeed News ReporterKassy Cho is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.Contact Kassy Cho at firstname.lastname@example.org.Got a confidential tip? 👉 Submit it hereIkran DahirBuzzFeed ContributorIkran Dahir is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.Contact Ikran Dahir at email@example.com.