In July of 2014 Brian Andrew Whiteley began dressing as a clown and hauting cemeteries in New York City, Chicago and Paris, France. The result was a viral explosion which brought about “copy cat clowns” who furthered the creepy clown pandemic that Whiteley began. Press eventually began referring to other sitings that Whiteley had perpetrated. Eventually he was busted as the original clown. As the clown pandemic spiraled out of control, he was eventually brought in by PIX 11 News as an “expert” to discuss a “murderous clown posse” in North Carolina (who were inspired by Whiteley).
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