When Did Clowns Turn From Funny To Terrifying?

Clowns are theoretically supposed to be fun and whimsical, but somewhere along the way, they also became scary as hell — just like Pennywise from It. Where did it all go wrong? As it turns out, they have been kind of freaky from the very beginning. Our latest video takes a look at the history of real-life creepy (and killer) clowns, from ancient Rome to today. Check it out!

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