In July , Austin Clay turned the star to dust with a pickaxe. The Walk of Fame is administered by the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, which issued a statement later Wednesday morning. Witness David Palmer said he is accustomed to seeing the unusual on Hollywood Boulevard, where tourists mingle with street performers dressed as superheroes and other characters, but he was surprised to see the Walk of Fame vandalism. The trust doesn't release financial information about how much they spend on star maintenance, but if history is any indication, this won't be the last time a disgruntled patriot rages at Trump's local memorial. One man placed an exercise pullup-bar on top of the crumbled remains, pieces of which some visitors kept as souvenirs. The star-smashing suspect, who reported the crime to police, later turned himself in to Beverly Hills police after leaving the pickax at the scene, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
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Sign up for our daily email. Comedian releases novel inspired by his Irish roots. Special Projects. One person spray painted a mute symbol over the star, another put a large swastika. This controversy is a trivial example of a much more significant debate over whether our views of art should be shaped by our views of an artist.
A lot of people want to take a picture whether they like him or not. The graffiti was cleaned up pretty quickly. In that case, the vandal used a pickax and a sledgehammer. Female high school quarterback throws TD on 1st pass in varsity game.
It's clear that the community does not think he deserves to be represented there. David Palmer says he's used to seeing unusual things on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, but what he witnesses early Wednesday caught him by surprise. Women who make 'foodie calls' more likely to have psychopathic behavior, study says.