Naked Donald Trump statues appear in various US cities [Photos]

The naked statue of Donald Trump, complete with bulging belly and elaborate yellow hair, caused laughter and merriment in New York on Thursday until it was ripped up by park wardens

FP Staff August 20, 2016 10:53:23 IST
A passerby kisses a statue of Donald Trump in the nude. Anarchist collective Indecline has created five statues and placed them in San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, Cleveland and Seattle. Getty Images
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A passerby kisses a statue of Donald Trump in the nude. Anarchist collective Indecline has created five statues and placed them in San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, Cleveland and Seattle. Getty Images
The naked statue of Donald Trump, complete with bulging belly and elaborate yellow hair, caused laughter and merriment in New York on Thursday until it was ripped up by park wardens. Getty Images
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The naked statue of Donald Trump, complete with bulging belly and elaborate yellow hair, caused laughter and merriment in New York on Thursday until it was ripped up by park wardens. Getty Images
Throughout the morning, passers-by stopped to take photographs, pose for selfies or laugh at the depiction of the New York billionaire. Getty Images
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Throughout the morning, passers-by stopped to take photographs, pose for selfies or laugh at the depiction of the New York billionaire. Getty Images
Indecline, a California-based company, released a video on their website showing a naked statue of the controversial Republican presidential nominee being made. Getty Images
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Indecline, a California-based company, released a video on their website showing a naked statue of the controversial Republican presidential nominee being made. Getty Images
The collective said the hope is that Trump "is never installed in the most powerful political and military position in the world". Trump's campaign has so far made no comments on the statues. Getty Images
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The collective said the hope is that Trump "is never installed in the most powerful political and military position in the world". Trump's campaign has so far made no comments on the statues. Getty Images
The NYC Parks spokesman Sam Biederman said that the department stood firmly against any unpermitted erection in city parks, "no matter how small". Getty Images
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The NYC Parks spokesman Sam Biederman said that the department stood firmly against any unpermitted erection in city parks, "no matter how small". Getty Images
New York's department of parks and recreation was unimpressed. Wardens ripped the statue from its base, then used spades to smash its feet and foam base to smithereens, and pry its metal platform from the ground. Getty Images
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New York's department of parks and recreation was unimpressed. Wardens ripped the statue from its base, then used spades to smash its feet and foam base to smithereens, and pry its metal platform from the ground. Getty Images