Tuesday, 23 April, 2019

Street Artist Creates Multiple Trump Walk of Fame Stars to Confuse Vandals

LA Mayor: President Trump's Star Should Remain on Hollywood Walk of Fame Hollywood Walk of Fame covered in Trump stars after vandalism | TheHill
Adrian Cunningham | 13 August, 2018, 06:56

The artist said that they placed the stickers to protest against West Hollywood City Council's recommendation to remove US President's star for allegedly mistreating several women.

About 50 fake Donald Trump stars were found plastered all over the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday morning, The Hollywood Reporter said.

The artist, who wants to remain anonymous, printed Trump's name on dozens of sheets of adhesive floor vinyl before sticking them randomly onto blank tiles along the sidewalk.

"If no one peels these off, they could last there for 10 years", he said.

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The artist and his crew spent about $1,000 on the vinyl stickers.

The West Hollywood City Council vote itself was largely ceremonial - as the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce (HCOC) has responsibility for the stars, which are not within West Hollywood city limits.

With the West Hollywood City Council unanimously voting to remove Trump's star, questions must now be asked why they're allowing others to stay.

"Keep taking down the @realDonaldTrump star, and we will further spread Trump Derangement Syndrome by installing a never ending stream of stars", the group, that nicknamed themselves the "MAGA Legion", tweeted Thursday. The star has been vandalized at least three times since then, including an incident last month in which a pickax-wielding man smashed the star.

Trump's derisive comments about women, his policy of separating families at the border, and his denial of Russian interference in the 2016 election were also cited as reasons.