Before you go and try to make yourself look like a demon, you should probably think about what you do for a career first.

35-year-old Sylvain Helaine from Palaiseau, France recently lost his job as a kindergarten teacher.

The reason was because he looks terrifying. He's covered in tattoos, and his eyes are surgically blackened so they look like demon eyes. The kids would freak out when they saw him, because when you're 5 that's not what you want to spend 8 hours a day with.


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One three-year-old from the school's preschool had nightmares about the guy, and when that kid's parents complained, the school decided he was better off teaching older kids. He says he thinks it's unfair to lose the kindergarten gig, saying "All of my students and their parents were always cool with me."


Helaine says he spent more than 460 hours getting tattoos when he was 27 because of "existential crisis."

Read more at National Post

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