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Forsythe Wants To Terrify Teens With Gacy Portrayal


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Actor William Forsythe hopes teens see his new movie portrayal of serial killer John Wayne Gacy - because it might make them think twice before befriending strangers.

Gacy, dubbed The Killer Clown, raped and murdered 33 teenage boys between 1972 and 1978.

Forsythe admits playing such a sick character in the film Dear Mr. Gacy was a real challenge, and he wants teenage boys to see the movie and steer clear of strangers.

He says, "I want teenagers to see this movie because it's a story about being careful. Today in pop culture all these kids want to dabble in evil and be like these evil guys and put up the horns. I want kids to realise that there's real evil out there.

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Davies Delighted Music Industry Is No Longer Full Of Freaks


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THE KINKS star Ray Davies is glad the music business has become more professional because he's no longer confronted by oddballs masquerading as executives, promoters and road managers.

The WATERLOO SUNSET rocker and his band once came into contact with US serial killer John Wayne Gacy, when he was a concert promoter and another off-kilter tour manager once held Davies hostage with a gun.

Davies admits the colourful characters have been replaced by businessmen - and it's a good thing.

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Slipknot Rockers Blame Des Moines For Their Wild Ways


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Slipknot credit their hometown of Des Moines, Iowa, with their twisted take on rock.

The masked musicians often commit acts of bodily harm as they perform live at concerts, and songwriter and drummer JOEY JORDISON blames their antics on growing up in the mid-western town.

He says, "Being born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa, brings out that f***ed-up element in us. (Serial killer) John Wayne Gacy was from there. (Percussionist) SHAWN CRAHAN's dad used to eat at the KFC (Gacy) used to manage."

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