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"[Juggalos come] from all walks of life — from poverty, from rich, from all religions, all colors. [...] It doesn't matter if you're born with a silver spoon in your mouth, or a crack rock in your mouth."
Shaggy 2 Dope

Within the community surrounding the Insane Clown Posse and Psychopathic Records artists, fans are known as "Juggalos", "Juggalettes" and "Ninjas". Juggalos compare themselves to a family: common characteristics include drinking the inexpensive soft drink Faygo and wearing Monster Clown face paint. They view the lyrics of Psychopathic Records artists (which are often violent in nature) as a catharsis for aggression.

The term originated during a live performance by Insane Clown Posse. During the song "The Juggla", Joseph Bruce addressed the audience as Juggalos, and the positive response resulted in Bruce and Joseph Utsler using the word thereafter to refer to themselves and their friends, family, and fans, including other Psychopathic Records artists.

Thanks to Public Medium Ignorance, Juggalos are often shown in a mocking light in media, despite the fact that the lyrics of Insane Clown Posse and Psychopathic Records artists have encouraged free thought and individualism, and thus there are a wide variety of Juggalos with different interests, beliefs, backgrounds, etc. See the Playing With page for examples of how Juggalos are portrayed in different mediums, from straightforward examples to Straw Fan exaggerations and subversions. The worst example of Public Medium Ignorance toward Juggalos is that some local law enforcement groups and the FBI have listed "Juggalos" on their gang registries. Never mind the fact that there is no evidence connecting any violent act or gang affiliation committed by any individual to any music or music fanbase, or that there is no evidence of the existence of any Juggalo "gangs" despite law enforcement claims, or that classifying "Juggalos" as a gang puts these fans in danger from actual gangs, but blaming Dungeons & Dragons for being Satanic is soooo 1980 and we need to spontaneously blame something for corrupting our youth, right?


The Useful Notes page examines Juggaloism in further detail.


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    Film - Animated 

    Live-Action TV 
  • According to an episode of Law & Order, all Juggalos probably want to kill you; the writers also represent Horrorcore as a solely Juggalo genre, but in real life, not all horrorcore fans are Juggalos. Juggalo rapper Kid Crusher openly criticized this episode, which used a clip from one of his music videos out of context and presented with a faux band name.
  • In It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Charlie defends a Juggalo (wearing full clown paint) from bullies.
  • In Workaholics, the guys unknowingly set Jillian up with a Juggalo. Once they find out, they attempt to rescue her but find that the Juggalos are not as bad as they had thought. Later they find out that juggalos are exactly as bad as they thought.
  • 1000 Ways to Die has a clown named Funny Eddie attempting to shut down "Infernal Clown Posse" due to their defamation of clowns everywhere. When he invades one of their concerts, his performing-clown makeup gets him a lot of stares from the Juggalos present. He ends up covered in soda and electrocuted when he tries to subsequently unplug their speakers. Infernal Clown Posse are played by Violent J and Shaggy 2 Dope themselves, and they perform (the clean parts of) their song "In Yo Face" during the concert section of the story.
  • Power Rangers Wild Force has a one shot villain called Juggalo, brother to the regular villain Jindrax. Between them, they came closer to defeating the Rangers than any other one shots.
  • Gotham: In an Expy example, a subculture of rebellious youths with clown makeup (Foreshadowing alert) rises up in Gotham after the death of circus performer and serial killer Jerome Valeska. Sort of Juggalo-meets-Charles-Manson. Though they seem to like thrash metal rather than horrorcore.

  • The Playboy-lite magazine FHM once ran a condescending feature on Juggalo chicks, describing them drinking crappy soda (Faygo, of course) and being "dirt-dog ugly," even without the clown makeup. (They also seem to be fond of panty shots, which, coupled with the heavy makeup, are a pretty good source of Fetish Retardant.)

  • Cyco from Insane Poetry dropped the following verse for G4's Freestyle 101:
    Down with the wicked clowns and Juggalos
    But they ain't from the circuses
    With painted faces on the surfaces
  • Dayton Family's "The Gathering".
  • D12 member Bizarre released a song called "Juggalo".
  • A not too favorable reference occurred in Eminem's Take That! towards the rapper Haystak, who he is in a feud with. Eminem said of Haystak, "You look like a Juggalo rapper." Actually, considering Haystak doesn't wear Monster Clown face paint, no, he doesn't look like a Juggalo rapper.
  • Esham's album I Ain't Cha Homey contains a song called "Juggalotus".
  • King Gordy has a song called "Juggalette".
  • Used heavily in Psychopathic Records releases.
  • Tech N9ne's "The Beast" contains the line "You in killer klown land / Face paint and Juggalettes with bubble butts".
  • Vanilla Ice's "Ninja Rap 2" contains the line "Juggalo love!" Not only that, his other song "Cadillac Ninjas" is clearly a reference to Juggalos, who sometimes refer to themselves as "Ninja". Ice also throws in a "whoop whoop!" as well.
  • A unique variation comes from the rock band Zug Izland, which referred to its fans as "Zuggalos".

    Professional Wrestling 
  • Juggalo Championship Wrestling, mostly seen as a side act before ICP concerts, although it has done at least three DVD releases and a web shot called SlamTV!.
  • The Pure Wrestling Association in Canada had Jay Jackal, Maximus Steele and PD Flex, three men who called themselves "The Juggalo Nation".
  • In 2007, there was a feud between PWU Hardcore Champion Tracy Smothers against Corporal Robinson, Violent J and Scott Hall of the "Juggalo World Order". In 2008 TNA Turning Point event was invaded by Robinson, J and 2 Tuff Tony of the same jWo at Scott Hall's suggestion. After TNA kicked them out (despite having purchased tickets), they considered invasions of UFC and Ring of Honor but couldn't work it into their schedules.

    Video Games 
  • Wade Herbert from Grand Theft Auto V, who is a parody of the sterotypical Juggalo (fan of ICP and Tech-N9ne among others) with possible mental issues to boot. His main role in the game is being ordered around by Trevor and, after a certain point, spending the rest on the game in a strip club (a gift from Trevor to prevent Wade to find out his cousin died. Generic Juggalos and Juggalettes can be also be found partying in specific areas in Sandy Shores.

  • Kris Straub's webcomic Chainsawsuit portrayed the adventures of j reginyld freekshow Juggalo Lawyer.
  • The perpetually mellow Gamzee of Homestuck, an alien who worships a cult that oddly resembles ICP called the Subjugglators. He is reffered to by Dave as "the juggalo troll". The Subjugglators act like a murderous Kangaroo Court/insane government for all of Alternia, can Mind Rape people by making their fears reality, and would rule the planet were it not for the Nautical Royalty holding the threat of culling over their heads.
    • Gamzee also eventually snaps, kills off a couple of trolls and becomes one of the most dangerously unpredictable characters in the series.
    • His Ancestor was also a Subjugglator and was pretty much the head of the land-dwelling portion of the planet, directly under the Troll Empress.
    • It's implied that ICP was subconsciously inspired by Gamzee's cult, which was itself subconsciously inspired by a time traveling Eldritch Abomination. Though Gamzee views ICP as heresy, possibly assuming that his cult was based off of a music video that the troll empress arranged for him to see, which stirs his rage.
    • The aforementioned Troll Empress eventually arrives in an Alternate Universe Earth and attempts to recreate her former model of government by manipulating the media into getting ICP itself elected President of the United States. No, not as President and VP. BOTH J and Dope as Dual Juggalo Presidents.
  • Questionable Content accuses Juggalos of being homophobic.
  • Bucko featured a fight between a "Juggalo Queen" and a Suicide Girl, with the former joining the main characters' search for the title character because the latter "done vanquished [her] ass in a faih fight," invoking "The Code of The Juggalo" as a result.
  • In Book 3 of Erfworld, the warlord Stanley the Tool eventually replaces the Knights In Stanley's Service by allying with the Juggle Elves.
  • Crow Cillers has Doris, who contrary to the usual type is a meek, overachieving trans girl with a knack for sleuthing.

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    Western Animation 
  • An episode from Squid Billies has the main character Early attend a Juggalo concert with an Insane Clown Posse parody, only to be forcibly removed from the concert when he takes the lyrics a bit too seriously and begins murdering people in the audience with a metal bat. In this, they are referred to as "Clowny Freaks".
  • Aqua Teen Hunger Force has an entire episode called "Juggalo" in which Master Shake enlists the help of a Juggalo "expert" (actually just a bored teenager who wants to manipulate Shake into buying him and his friends beer) on how to kill an angel that has been repeatedly sending Shake to Hell. The Juggalo gives him "scrolls" (an ICP shirt with lyrics on it) to read as an incantation. The angel, unaffected, sends Shake to Hell again. Shake gets fed up and blows his brains out, which leads to Frylock suing Insane Clown Posse (who voice themselves) for emotional damage. ICP turn out to be pretty competent at navigating a court room (almost as if they've done this a million times before), mention that they participate in many local charities, and then turn into demonic creatures that spit fire in the court room, resulting in the case being dropped.

    Real Life 
This is an list of Openly adimitted Jugglos and Jugglas