Revealed: Why Hollywood villains such as Freddie Kruger, The Joker and the Wicked Witch of the West have such evil laughs
- Jens Kjeldgaard-Christiansen, a psychologist at Aarhus University, details theory
- Says laughs reveals an ‘open and candid enjoyment from others’ suffering’
- He adds that evil cackles tend to be both visual and vocal, so multi-sensory
Hollywood’s most-famous villains often possess an evil laugh.
And, according to experts, the likes of Freddie Kruger, The …