Remember when clowns used to be funny and everyone wanted one at their birthday parties?  Well not anymore. Clown customs are being banned across the United states from California to South Carolina.

Schools are even closing in some instances, because clowns have been reported around schools luring kids into the forest. Forget the war on terror, apparently these creepy clowns are being added to the list of one of the biggest issues lately. It is being dubbed the ‘Clownpocalyse’. The clowns first started popping up last month in the Carolinas and at first it started off to be kind of funny, but then there were stories of people breaking the law.

With their chalk white face, big red nose and puffy hair, clowns are supposed to make us happy. The fear of clowns is a real condition called “Coulrophobia”, which is simply the abnormal fear of people dressed up as clowns. Something that started off as a hoax is turning out to be something very serious.

The sightings of clowns randomly standing around doing nothing but staring deep into the soul of any bystander is sure to cause an outrage.  There have been more than a dozen arrest made and some Goodwill stores have banned the sell of the costumes. Oddly enough, clown sales are up 300 percent compared to last year. Read More


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