Pornhub says there has been a 'dramatic rise in clown porn searches', thanks to creepy sightings

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Clown craze


It appears clown fetish porn is seeing a massive surge (at least that's what Pornhub says) and recent clown sightings from around the world may have something to do with it.

In a blog post, the website claimed there have been more than 100,000 clown-related searches on Pornhub in the past 30 days.

"We've discovered many times before that increased media coverage will often result in more searches on Pornhub," the blog states.

Pornhub clown searches.
(Pornhub screenshot)

"It turns out that over the last few weeks searches relating to clowns have increased as much as 213%."

The site claims the most popular search is "clown porn" followed by "clown girl" and "clown gangbang".

In addition, the adult site also seems to have its share of horror-loving searches, with "killer clown", "scary clown" and "crazy clown" surpassing other favoured keywords such as "birthday clown", "clown midget" and "clown fart".

Pornhub clown searches.
(Pornhub screenshot)

Pornhub's statisticians also claim that women are 33% more likely to search for clown porn than men.

Meanwhile, the "killer clown" craze sweeping the UK has seen a deluge of calls to Childline from youngsters left terrified by the sinister phenomenon.

In just one week, the charity was contacted 120 times by children scared by people dressed up in frightening clown costumes to scare passers-by.