He initially claimed a clown had knocked on his window and he'd tried to chase it down, but confessed to making the story up after police investigated.
The studios behind the upcoming films It and 31 have denied theories that they are associated with the recent clown sightings.
The latest clown to be spotted was chased back into the forest by a North Carolina man with a machete, police said on Tuesday.
The presumptive Republican presidential nominee spoke Tuesday night in Greensboro, North Carolina. An over-capacity crowd of supporters showed up, as well as 60 to 70 protesters.
Turns out it was just a way to advertise a local ice cream store.