Do you find clowns delightful?
You might be surprised to learn that 1 out of 8 people suffers from Coulrophobia or has a persistent and irrational fear of clowns.
Whether they are in the circle or walking the streets on Helloween night, they simply get creeped out at the site of a clown.
Scientists believe that this fear is caused by the fact that clowns don’t show any facial expressions – all they have is makeup. As a result, we find it difficult to understand their motivations and know “what’s going on under the makeup”?
Are they friends or enemies? Can you trust people that are constantly happy and laughing?
Check the following creepy pictures of clowns. Don’t you think that these are some extremely scary masked creatures?
According to the dictionary, a clown is “a professional performer who entertains people by playing tricks or wearing outlandish clothes.” Clowns can be funny, but they can also be terrifying. All over the world, people have been dressing up as scary clowns and jumping out to scare unsuspecting victims. It’s unclear how this trend began, but it’s become increasingly popular over the last few decades. You might think that these masks are just for fun, but they’re actually causing serious problems.
Clowns are often seen as friendly entertainers, but there is a darker side to this playful persona. The history of these clowns is one of horror. Modern day make up artists are taking this fear to new levels. Here are some scary clown images that will make you think twice about dressing up in a costume again!