Once upon a time, scary clowns were just characters in books and movies.
These clown characters looked different from normal happy clowns because they had creepy faces and did scary things.
Their intention was usually to frighten people for fun or even to cause harm in the stories.
The scary clown concept began years ago, way back in the 19th century in Opera houses as jesters with wicked humor.
Then, they showed up more in modern culture through movies like Stephen King’s “It” and “Joker” in Batman series.
Even though these clowns are scary, they are unreal and are created just for entertainment in books, movies, and TV shows.
We call them “scary clowns” only because of their appearance and actions which are meant to cause a fright.
And remember, these clowns are just characters played by actors.
So, next time you see a scary clown in a movie or a book, don’t worry, it’s all just pretend!