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Sep 16, 2019

FCB New Zealand copywriter hires clown for redundancy meeting

A clown enters our WTF files for the first time, and yes, there are fake tears involved.

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Josh Thompson, former copywriter at FCB New Zealand, found out that he was about to be laid off. And what did he do He brought an emotional support clown to his redundancy meeting. You certainly can’t fault the guy for lack of creativity on the job, even when on his last legs.

According to The Guardian, the agency had lost a big client, which resulted in a string of layoffs including that of Thompson,...

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