Why Are Some People Afraid of Clowns?


Are these clowns scary to you? Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images
Are these clowns scary to you? Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images

Clowns are usually brightly-colored, goofy, raucous characters designed to be the life of any party. However, it’s no secret that they’re not universally adored. In fact, some people find clowns downright frightening. But why?