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The huge billboards plastered on the side of busy roads in southeast Queensland show the famous clown Pennywise, of the upcoming sequel that will hit cinemas next week

Concerned parents beg for & # 39; terrifying & # 39; IT Chapter Removing two movie posters from billboards because they give their children nightmares

  • The billboards are set up on the side of busy roads in southeastern Queensland
  • The posters show the famous character Pennywise from the coming sequel
  • Mothers say their children have had nightmares of the & # 39; terrifying & # 39; billboards
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Parents are calling for posters to feature the new horror movie & # 39; IT Chapter Two & # 39; promotion, are removed from billboards because they give their children nightmares.

The huge billboards plastered on the side of busy roads in southeastern Queensland show the famous clown Pennywise, of the upcoming sequel that will hit cinemas next week.

& # 39; It just drives them crazy, & # 39; said mother Kellie from Brisbane 9 news.

& # 39; I'm really scared because it's hard to go to bed if you have a scary image in your head, & # 39; she said.

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The huge billboards plastered on the side of busy roads in southeast Queensland show the famous clown Pennywise, of the upcoming sequel that will hit cinemas next week

The huge billboards plastered on the side of busy roads in southeast Queensland show the famous clown Pennywise, of the upcoming sequel that will hit cinemas next week

Mother Kellie from Brisbane said her daughter Piper had nightmares after seeing the posters on the side of the road

Mother Kellie from Brisbane said her daughter Piper had nightmares after seeing the posters on the side of the road

Mother Kellie from Brisbane said her daughter Piper had nightmares after seeing the posters on the side of the road

& # 39; Before I go to bed, I have to check the entire room. And when I finally go to bed, I wake up after a nightmare. & # 39;

It is not only Kellie who calls for the posters to be removed.

Jane Swan said she was woken up in the middle of the night by her & # 39; terrified & # 39; child.

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Mrs Swan said that posters for the MA15 + film rating do not hang in areas where children are nearby.

Kellie's daughter Piper said she needs to check her entire room for clowns before she goes to bed

Kellie's daughter Piper said she needs to check her entire room for clowns before she goes to bed

Kellie's daughter Piper said she needs to check her entire room for clowns before she goes to bed

& # 39; Some people like going to horror movies and that is fine and that is their choice, and I understand that, but we do not choose to see this poster, & # 39; she said.

Mrs Swan complained to Ad Standards and argued that posters for the MA15 + film rating should not be placed in areas where children are nearby.

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They responded with: & # 39; Advertising standards are generally not competent for placement or timing of ads, except when the use of language or sex, sexuality or nudity in advertisements is considered & # 39 ;.

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