Insane Clown Posse is Suing the FBI Over Gang Classification
Don’t let their Ringling Brothers makeover fool you, Insane Clown Posse will not be screwed with. The face-painted, rapping clowns will lay down in traffic for their fans, affectionately known as “Juggalos” and celebrated for their ability to take a Faygo soda pop blast to the face during ICP shows. ICP will also go toe-to-toe with the FBI to protect the Juggalos. You see, the agents at the intelligence-gathering organization have identified Juggalos as a gang, since they wear ICP-branded clothes, have ICP hatchet man tattoos and other assorted tomfoolery.
ICP have lawyered up and are taking it to the courts, believing that Juggalo rights have been violated since they were placed on the FBI’s National Gang Threat Assessment list back in 2011.
Placing the Juggalos in the same category “the Aryan Brotherhood, Bloods, Crips and the Latin Kings” is an unfair association, so say the Clowns.
According to TMZ, ICP member Shaggy 2 Dope released a statement saying, “We are hearing too many stories from our fans about the trouble [being on the FBI list is] causing them. Just because you like a music group, doesn’t make you a criminal.” True, but it also doesn’t mean you have taste in music, either. His partner in clown rhymes Violent J, added, “We’re not attacking the FBI, but they got this wrong. The Juggalos are not a gang, and that needs to be fixed.”
The duo has asked any Juggalo who has been mistreated as a result of the gang classification to step forward and be counted so they can sue the federal government. So if you’ve been wrongly targeted, selected for airport screening or refused service at an establishment, let ICP know.
Also, let us know, so we can remember to never talk to you again.