One of my most-rewatched videos of the past year is one where Hillary Clinton interviews a 100-year-old French clown. You heard that right! I don’t know the context of this conversation, and frankly, I don’t want to know. You really have to hear it to believe it (his voice is exactly how you’d imagine, and so much more), but here’s a transcript for all of y’all who are literate.
HRC: Philippe, what’s the difference for a woman in comedy than a man in comedy? Can they do the same thing?
FC (French Clown): Comedy is okay, but clown is more difficult
FC: Because if you are a young boy, you come home, your costume is completely dirty, your mother still loves you.
FC: If you are a girl, it’s not [indistinguishable] your father still loves you. So for a woman it’s more dangerous to be…
If you are one of those sad girl clowns who are desperate for your father’s love, these clown memes might be just your style.