If there’s one man who would seem immune to fear, it’s Stephen King, the best-selling author and master of horror fiction.
But after more than 50 novels, hundreds of short stories and numerous film adaptations of his voluminous work, the 69-year-old still gets spooked, the Washington Post reports.
The author’s personal boogie man is not a supernatural clown or a zombie, as it turns out — it’s Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.
“A Tump presidency scares me more than anything else,” King told Ron Charles, editor of The Washington Post’s Book World, during a Facebook Live interview Saturday. “I’m terrified that he’ll become president.”