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The Creepy Clown Freaking People Out On The Grammys Red Carpet

Shawn "Clown" Crahan of Slipknot poses for a photo with his daughter (left) and wife Chantel Crahan (right) on the Grammy Awards red carpet (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS)
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Hello, nightmares. A man in a frightening clown mask (who, though, is still wearing a nice tuxedo) is walking up and down the red carpet at the Grammy Awards.

If you've been watching the live stream of the red carpet, you might have seen this masked fellow popping in and out, like Pennywise of our It fears.

Turns out, it's Shawn "Clown" Crahan from Slipknot, a band that has snagged a Grammy award in the past. He's wearing his popular mask—a smiling and balding demented-looking clown with red hair running on the sides of his head—he uses when he performs with the heavy metal band. Although he and his band aren't nominated for any awards at the show, we're glad he decided to still grace everyone with his scary presence. (BTW, his wife and daughter look stunning.)

Viewers took to Twitter to express how freaked out they were about the clown dude:

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You be you, Shawn Crahan. You be you.