Clown Dies at Macy’s Parade


A 67-year-old man dressed as a clown went into cardiac arrest and died in front of throngs of horrified
spectators at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade yesterday.

Read more at nypost.com.

 


Robert Blasetti is tended to by emergency workers after collapsing at the parade yesterday. He was later pronounced dead.

37 Comments

  1. yotaruvegeta

    November 24, 2012 at 1:32 pm

    …get it?

  2. Izzy Owns You All

    November 24, 2012 at 1:47 pm

    The were supposed to shove 67 more into the ambulance, but the rest of the cult chickened out.

  3. DeathProof

    November 24, 2012 at 1:51 pm

    That picture is both tragic and hilarious.

  4. Judge Smails

    November 24, 2012 at 2:02 pm

    After the loss of this man, Macy’s doesn’t know what they’re going to do for the parade next year.  Those are some pretty big shoes to fill.
     
    Ba da bump.

  5. Foggy_Otis

    November 24, 2012 at 2:27 pm

    Do I cry!? Do I laugh!? I’m so confused!

  6. Smoky Mountain Cabin

    November 24, 2012 at 2:47 pm

    That last balloon animal must’ve been a doozy

  7. Basket_full_of_lotion

    November 24, 2012 at 2:49 pm

    He died with dignity.

  8. mistawag

    November 24, 2012 at 2:49 pm

    They tried to wake him up with a bucket of water but it turned out to be confetti.

  9. mistawag

    November 24, 2012 at 2:51 pm

    Bet there was a flurry of honking noises during their attempt at CPR.

  10. galactictraveler

    November 24, 2012 at 2:56 pm

    All of the flowers at the funeral are going to squirt water.

  11. Stoops

    November 24, 2012 at 3:08 pm

    And the world loses another kid toucher.

  12. StewartSmithRadio

    November 24, 2012 at 3:09 pm

    A little song,
    A little dance,
    A little seltzer down your pants.

  13. Squables

    November 24, 2012 at 3:13 pm

    He always wanted to be a mime.

    • mistawag

      November 24, 2012 at 5:38 pm

      @Squables He was kicked out of mime school for thinking outside the box.

  14. Shaggyballz74

    November 24, 2012 at 3:21 pm

    is this foreshadowing a certain someone at next years Pride Parada?

    • Shaggyballz74

      November 24, 2012 at 3:21 pm

      Parade

      • Ray in Pittsburgh

        November 24, 2012 at 4:13 pm

        @Shaggyballz74 Those size Prada shoes would cost a fortune.

  15. Rorschach7

    November 24, 2012 at 3:30 pm

    **MARTIN SHEEN LAUGH**

  16. Somedick

    November 24, 2012 at 5:48 pm

    That’s what you get for clowning around. Honk honk!

  17. galactictraveler

    November 24, 2012 at 5:51 pm

    Everyone should stop clowning around ! We should have a heart and not attack him. He’s left some big shoes to fill !

  18. Beer

    November 24, 2012 at 5:53 pm

    His last words were” down here we all float!”…rest in piss

  19. Dickface McSlapnuts

    November 24, 2012 at 6:01 pm

    Who cares. Most clowns are creepy old pedophiles anyway.

    • mistawag

      November 25, 2012 at 8:19 am

      @Dickface McSlapnuts That’s like saying most priests are when in fact it’s only about 50% which technically not most.

      • Dickface McSlapnuts

        November 25, 2012 at 9:50 am

        @mistawag
        I take it you’re a clown?

      • mistawag

        November 25, 2012 at 10:10 am

        @Dickface McSlapnuts  @mistawag No, i’m a priest but don’t worry. I’ve taken a vow of celibacy like my father and his father before him.

  20. ecupirate

    November 24, 2012 at 6:26 pm

    He is not dead. He is just trapped in that box. Someone free him FREEE HIM!!!! oh wait thats a mime

  21. K Dubya

    November 24, 2012 at 7:42 pm

    I guess it’s sad and all but that picture is kinda funny

  22. madtowntom

    November 24, 2012 at 9:14 pm

    Think anyone said MACYS GRACE for him !?.. like to see the next guy top that act.

  23. dpiller21

    November 24, 2012 at 9:38 pm

    im suprised the ambulance wasn’t smaller.  i was thinking it would be a little VW bug painted many different colors, containing at least 10 to 20 EMS personnel

  24. dpiller21

    November 24, 2012 at 9:39 pm

    i think the female clown should have changed her makeup to sadclown or possibly sadclown-crying face for the photo op.

    • CryBaby28

      November 25, 2012 at 10:27 am

      @dpiller21
       There’s a female clown in the photo?

  25. FLprodivider66

    November 25, 2012 at 10:27 am

    Arrested for NOT doing enough “cardio” is what I say!?

  26. Shaggyballz74

    November 25, 2012 at 2:52 pm

    how many clowns can you fit in a hearse?

    • Rorschach7

      November 25, 2012 at 3:10 pm

      @Shaggyballz74 LOL!!!!!!!!!!!

  27. Aria Taint

    November 26, 2012 at 1:59 pm

    Choked on scarf  34 out of 38…so close…so close..

  28. bmqq316

    November 26, 2012 at 4:09 pm

    All over sized pants with suspenders are to be worn at half mast.

  29. Willie Nillie

    June 28, 2013 at 8:00 pm

    Lets all drink to the death of a clown