Jack London once said, “Show me a man with a tattoo and I'll show you a man with an interesting past. Unless it's a clown. Then f*ck that noise.” Okay, so London actually only said the first part. But if he ever met a guy with a Pennywise tattoo on the street, I imagine the first thing out of his mouth might be those last three words.
Once again, the clown craze is upon us. We have Tim Curry to thank for the first round, and come September 8, we'll have Bill Skarsgård to thank as well. Skarsgård's portrayal of Pennywise, the children-eating clown in the upcoming It remake, has received almost nothing but praise. Hell, he was even good enough to bring child actors on set to tears. A new wave of clown-related, well, everything has hit the internet and the world. Tattoos are, as usual, right up there on people's list of ways to show their love and excitement for this movie. A simple search on Instagram for #clowntattoos will bring up enough nightmare fuel to last you for weeks, but here are a few of the best and most liked pictures on IG.
There's the realistic:
And then a little too realistic:
Even the Tim Curry Pennywise looks a little scared of the new #Pennywise:
Another mix of the two clowns.
Are red balloons showing up in your neighborhood yet? Because they are in mine.
In the famous words that weren't uttered by Jack London, f*ck this noise. We'll leave you with the original Pennywise, and how he truly feels about the ALS clowns.
Do you have a Pennywise tattoo you'd like to share? I guess go ahead and post a link to it in the comments. But videos of kittens are preferred.