Man being fired brings emotional support clown to meeting

Joshua Jack and his “support clown”

A support dog just wasn’t going to cut it.

A New Zealand man facing the ax at work brought a support clown to his recent redundancy meeting — the $200 performer provided comedic relief as his bosses fired him.

Auckland ad man Joshua Jack said he sensed the bad news when he received an email from his agency employer telling him they needed to have a meeting to discuss his role this week.

“It did talk about being able to bring a support person,” Jack said of the email in an interview with local radio station Magic Talk on Friday.

“I thought, it’s either a promotion or worse. I thought it was best to bring in a professional — so I paid $200 and hired a clown.” READ THE REST

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