"We want to make kids laugh and adults laugh and ease worries away for the day or the hour that we're there or the two hours that we're there," said Lisa.
She’s been a professional clown for 14 years. Joseph, a clown school graduate, is in his 25th year as a clown.
"That shows you how much that I have put into it and have enjoyed the career that I've had being Jojo the clown," said Joseph.
For the Forsyth County couple, it's upsetting to hear about people impersonating clowns and scaring children.
"I'm angry because what we've worked so hard for, they're ruining, it's sadness because I don't understand why they would have to do it," admitted Lisa.
Now they say they're scared to go out in public in costume.
"What would we run into?” asked Joseph. “Would we be pulled over by the Sheriff or police? Would we be chased down by somebody?"
Friday, September 9, 2016
"Professional clowns say mysterious sightings have crippled business"
"Joseph and Lisa Brown, better known as Jazz and Jojo, have made clowning a major part of their livelihood."