Ronald McDonald set to limit appearances in light of 'Killer clown' craze
McDonald's says its iconic mascot Ronald McDonald is keeping a low profile as reports of creepy clown sightings sweep communities.
The fast food giant told US media that it is being "thoughtful in respect to Ronald McDonald's participation in community events "as a result of the current climate around clown sightings in communities".
McDonald's in the UK did not immediately comment.
The "killer clown" craze has seen police forces in the US and Britain called to a string of incidents where pranksters or criminals dress as clowns try to scare innocent bystanders.... read more
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