Try and get passed the fact there is an actual World Clown Association.
With that said, they say Stephen King’s movie ‘It’ is responsible for people being afraid of clowns. Also, to these people, Pennywise isn’t a real clown. Ya don’t say?
Stephen King is not moved by this. His response on Twitter was hilarious.
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There’s no way the whole ‘people dressing up as clowns and going around their town pretending to stalk and kill people’ phase had anything to do with the phobia.