30 Most Shocking Moments in All Of American Horror Story

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Freak Show: The Twisted Clown Known As Twisty

Twisty the Clown is honestly the most frightening thing that American Horror Story has ever given us. The creepy clown started off by terrorizing people on the show, kidnapping a small child and locking him away in his secluded trailer and then he started brutally murdering people. 

Though Twisty was not in Freak Show for nearly enough of it, his backstory was extremely tragic. It doesn’t change the fact that he is a psychotic killer clown who brutally kills anyone he wants but it’s nice to know why he’s a psychotic killer clown who brutally kills anyone he wants.

He was a regular old clown who enjoyed what he did. He made toys and tried to sell them to a local toy salesman only to discover that that salesman didn’t want to buy them. Twisty tried and tried and got so upset by not selling his work that he decided to shoot himself and end his life.

Problem is that Twisty didn’t shoot himself properly and it only greatly deformed his mouth, helping to create the most terrifying costume ever created. I say, just make Twisty here the new Pennywise in It if you truly want to scare the living daylights out of people.