Weve all heard of support animals before, whether it be a comforting dog or a reliable rabbit, but rather than a furry friend one guy opted to lean on a (human) clown to help him through a stressful situation.
Joshua Jack brought the emotional support clown along to a meeting with his employers after he received an email telling him they needed to discuss his role at the New Zealand company.
The Auckland man got a bad feeling about the meeting and as the email mentioned he could bring someone along with him for support, Jack thought it was best to bring in a professional.
The employee paid $200 to hire Joe the clown, who arrived at Jacks office dressed in a blue wig, a yellow waistcoat, chequered trousers and colourful shoes.
He attended the meeting with the apprehensive man and sat alongside him, opposite the employers. As it turned out, Jack was right about his bad feeling as the company had decided to let him go.
However, the clown proved his worth as, according to the New Zealand Herald, he blew up balloons and twisted them into a series of animals throughout the meeting. When it came time for the employers to hand over Jacks redundancy paperwork, the emotional support clown mimed crying to inject a bit of humour into the situation.
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In an interview with local radio station Magic Talk, Jack admitted the emotional support clown was a bit distracting from time to time but overall he stood by his decision to bring in the character, who entertained both himself and his employers.
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