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Creepy viral clown may
be linked to film company

New York Post, by Joe Tacopino

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Posted By:Drive, 3/25/2014 9:57:47 AM

Staten Islanders have been scared silly by images of a clown carrying balloons and stalking neighborhoods after dark that have started to appeared on social media. The terrifying clown, who resembles the character Pennywise from Stephen King’s horror novel “It,” made headlines in the local paper and even caused local politicians like Congressman Michael Grimm and Borough President James Oddo to get involved. “That’s a clown question, bro,” tweeted Oddo when asked by reporters about the clown. It was a reference to a famous quote by baseball player Bryce Harper. But The Post has learned that the Staten Island residents

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I ain´t afraid of no clown. Now Tim Curry is another matter.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: bighambone, 3/25/2014 10:10:02 AM     (No. 9783270)

Some people are afraid of clowns because they can´t determine what is really lurking behind the clown face paint.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: mickturn, 3/25/2014 10:41:51 AM     (No. 9783332)

I thought Harry Reid was busy lying in the Senate...maybe not!

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