Rodeo clown Tuffy Gessling in his first on-camera interview about the "Obama mask" incident, with Kansas City's KCTV. KCTV hide caption itoggle caption KCTV The Two-Way Rodeo Clown 'Would Be Honored' To Shake Obama's Hand August 26, 2013 Tuffy Gessling was at the center of a storm over a skit in which a clown in an Obama mask was chased by a bull. "I didn't do this to do any hating on anyone. I did this to be funny. I did it to be a joke," he tells Kansas City's KCTV.