*If you haven’t heard, Miss RiRi has been immortalized in wax … for a 2nd time at Madame Tussauds in Berlin, Germany. As you can see Rihanna, er, her doppelganger is displayed in fiery, red tresses, an elaborately decorated leotard, garter belt and hot pink thigh highs. Hubba hubba! So whaddya think?
*An eight-foot statue of rock and roll pioneer Chuck Berry was approved in his hometown of St. Louis on Monday despite the protest of some local residents, including one who said the Hall of Fame singer/songwriter should not be honored because he is a “felon and not a friend of women.” The University City council, [...]
*Perhaps it’s been a long time coming for him, but an NBA legend is finally getting the recognition he deserves. The Chicago Bulls have plans to unveil a bronze statue of Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen that will be displayed permanently in the United Center at some point towards the end of the 2010-11 season. [...]
*A group of Michael Jackson fans in the Czech Republic plans to build a statue of Michael Jackson in Prague, but the idea has been met by widespread protest, reports the AP. The fans want to erect a six-foot column with a bronze bust of the King of Pop in Letna Park, where Jackson held [...]
*Ohio residents are probably feeling like the apocalypse is upon us with the recent burning of an iconic statue along I-75 in Monroe, Oh., right outside Cincinnati. The statue is a 60 ft. tall statue of Jesus Christ affectionately referred to as “Touchdown Jesus” because of the way his arms are outstretched. (more…)
*Jakarta, Indonesia is in an uproar over a statue of President Obama being placed in one of their public parks. They are pissed off because he is being honored when they have so many of their own that should be honored that have not been. The gesture was made for President Obama because he attended [...]