Clown Funeral

June 18th, 2013

Clown Funeral - Behind The Awkwardness

“Visiting my Grandfather’s grave in 1997. I’m the one looking in the camera, hoping my Mother’s clown gene is recessive.”

(submitted by Celeste)

23 Responses to “Clown Funeral”

  1. Chrissie says:

    Jesus… Shorts aside she is flipping gorgeous. Not the clown.

  2. Harry says:

    Well you can’t creamate clowns..they burn funny!!

  3. Mary says:

    Yikes! Clowns are scary enough without hanging out in cemeteries!

  4. Sandy says:

    At least you were just visiting the grave – it would have been a whole lot worse if your mom wore that costume to a funeral. Had she maybe just come from doing a party or something?

  5. Maggie says:

    [clown to man with glasses] “One of those squirts water…help me find it, please.”

  6. Marney says:

    I absolutely love the complete ridiculousness of this! I have been crying my eyes out from laughing so hard!

  7. jerry says:

    great photo, celeste you are super cute

  8. Cheryl says:

    It’s a vase! I was just about to ask why there was a breathing tube sticking out of the gravestone when I realized it’s a vase. Never mind.

  9. Kristen says:

    Is that Puritan Lawn in Massachusetts?
    I swear I recognize the location.

  10. George McTyre says:

    I think this is more funny every time I look at it. It made me laugh for half an hour!

  11. Aleks says:

    Oh trust me, it is 100% real!!!!! This is awesome, and not at all surprising actually!! Why your fam is so freaking awesome!!!

  12. Beth says:

    still doesn’t explain the clown at the cemetary….

    • Celeste says:

      That’s my mom, she was a semi-professional clown. I have no idea why on earth she was dressed like a clown at the cemetery…hence the awkwardness.

  13. Melissa says:

    I am suddenly thinking of the “Chuckles the Clown” episode of the Mary Tyler Moore Show. Heading over to YouTube now…. ;>}

  14. wha? says:

    Seriously the clown looks Photoshopped……

  15. melissa says:


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