February 19th, 2014
03:55 PM ET

US Struggles with Clown Shortage

It has come to our attention that there is a national clown shortage. This is a real thing.

Membership in the World Clown Association has dropped form about 3500 to 2500 since 2004. One clown official told the New York Daily News "the challenge is getting younger people involved in clowning."

The problem they say is:

"Clowning isn't cool anymore."


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