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People Are Freaking Out Because They Think The Westboro Baptist Church Is Going To Protest The Juggalos

It's a hoax. Whoop whoop!

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In just a few weeks, the annual Gathering of the Juggalos will bring fans of Insane Clown Posse together for a festival of music and Faygo showers.

Sorry, Juggalos. The story is a hoax. It appeared on Associated Media Coverage, a site that only publishes fake news articles. This is in fact its second successful Westboro hoax. In April it claimed the church was planning to protest motorcycle rallies.

Associated Media Coverage

The motorcycle rally hoax generated almost 40,000 likes, shares and comments on Facebook. The juggalo hoax, which was published just a few days ago, has already seen 20,000 Facebook interactions.

This guy's opinion of the church was actually improved thanks to the church's (totally fake!) plan to protest the Juggalos.

But not all Juggalos have been fooled. The site Faygo Luvers called out the hoax on its Facebook page. It also asked people how they would react if the church really did protest the Gathering.

But there were also creative proposals. This man said he'd paint his face and then shoot Faygo "out my ass" while "giving a whoop whoop to all my homies that walked by."

Facebook / Via Facebook: Faygoluvers

Another Juggalo eschewed violence and instead wanted to gather a group of people to "flash r buttholes at em in unity!!!!"

Facebook / Via Facebook: Faygoluvers

Just like Mel Gibson and his fam did in Braveheart.

Craig Silverman is a media editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in Toronto.

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