Tag Archives: Statue

Tourist Snaps Toes Off 200-Year-Old Italian Statue While Posing For Photo

“The scarring of a Canova is unacceptable.” Italian police reported that a tourist broke the toes off a 19th-century statue while snapping a pic with the artwork. The sculpture was a 200-year-old plaster cast model of Antonio Canova’s statue of Paolina Bonaparte located in Northern Italy at the Gipsoteca Museum in Possagno. The incident, which […]

Black Lives Matter Protest Erupts In Violence Over Christopher Columbus Statue

Play video content @ButteryBrownz/Twitter There was a violent confrontation between police and protesters in Chicago Friday, all centered around a statue of Christopher Columbus. It went down at Buckingham Fountain, where Black Lives Matter protesters attempted to take down the statue of Columbus — a rapist and racist. Β Demonstrators tied ropes to the statue to […]

Melania Trump Statue Set on Fire in Her Native Slovenia, Removed

A statue of Melania Trump near her hometown in Slovenia was torched over the weekend … and the charred aftermath has now been removed. Well that escalated quickly… Statue of Melania Trump set on fire near her hometown in Slovenia. The statue was put up last year by an American Artist, it has now been […]

‘Trump Supporter Gathering’ at Selena Statue Denied Permit, Organizer Pushing Forward

Exclusive The organizer of a “Trump Supporter Gathering” at the site of slain singer Selena‘s statue in Corpus Christi, TX is getting shut down by the city, but he’s vowing to do it anyway. We broke the story … Joe Michael Perez already got threatened with a lawsuit from Selena’s dad, Abraham Quintanilla, Jr., for […]

Selena’s Father Threatens to Sue Over ‘Trump Supporter Gathering’ at Her Statue

Exclusive The father of the late singer Selena is going after a man planning a rally for Donald Trump at her memorial statue … threatening to sue if he goes through with it. According to a cease and desist letter sent by Abraham Quintanilla, Jr.‘s legal team to Joe Michael Perez … Abraham owns the […]

Frederick Douglass Statue Torn Down in Retaliation

A statue of Frederick Douglass was ripped from its base and damaged beyond repair in New York … and the timing makes it look like revenge for the recent toppling of Confederate monuments. The famed abolitionist’s statue was torn down Sunday in Rochester’s Maplewood Park, a site along the Underground Railroad where slaves were ushered […]

Christopher Columbus Statue Toppled by Baltimore Protesters, Thrown In Harbor

Play video content Breaking News @louiskraussnews, @jmgpix / Twitter Christopher Columbus took an involuntary swim Saturday night, after protesters toppled his statute in Baltimore and threw it in the drink. It seems almost inevitable that Columbus is about to become a scarce sight in this country, given the fact he was an awful man responsible […]

Stonewall Jackson Statue Removed by Crews in Virginia

Play video content Breaking News @JeremyMcPike/Twitter Stonewall Jackson‘s going the way of other Confederate leaders — his statue in Richmond, VA has been toppled, but not by angry protesters … the city took matters into its own hands. Richmond’s Mayor Levar Stoney ordered the immediate removal Wednesday of the statue honoring the Civil War general […]

Protesters In D.C. Trying To Tear Down Andrew Jackson Statue

Protesters are using all their might to tear down a statue of Andrew Jackson in our nation’s capital … just blocks from the White House. The scene is playing out Monday night in the middle of Lafayette Park, with protesters attaching a chain to the statue of the former president in an attempt to topple […]

Teddy Roosevelt Statue at Museum of Natural History to Be Removed

Breaking News A statue of Teddy Roosevelt that has greeted visitors for nearly a century at NYC’s Museum of Natural History is set to be removed … at the behest of the museum. Honchos at the AMNH broke the news Sunday, saying a statue of the great trust-busting President that has stood at the foot […]