According to an artist, a coffin was placed on Donald Trump’s Hollywood star this week in protest against American Covid deaths and resistance to wearing masks and vaccines.
Los Angeles-based Plastic Jesus installed a large white object on Hollywood Boulevard on Thursday and shared photos of his stunt. instagram.
He said in a video that the coffin, which has the words “USA Freedom Box” on one side, was inspired by “all anti-masks, anti-vaxxers” and the former US president.
It comes nearly two months after Mr Trump was asked by his supporters in Alabama to be vaccinated against the Covid, which has claimed the lives of more than 700,000 Americans.
Mr. Trump told the rally crowd: “You know what? I absolutely believe in your freedom. I do. You have to do what you have to do. But I recommend, take vaccines. I did.” . It’s good. Take the vaccine”.
Plastic Jesus, who is British, said his artwork was aimed at people who are “claiming that wearing a mask and taking a vaccine that can save your life is a violation of your freedom.”
“So what can be the greatest measure of freedom you can get other than death?”
Mr Trump was heavily criticized last year for refusing to wear a mask in public and downplaying the severity of Covid for months. He also admitted to taking the vaccine behind closed doors.
Plastic Jesus added in an interview Twitter That it was “really a blow to those who were saying that vaccines and masks were hindering their freedom.”
“Once you’re dead and you’re in a coffin, you have no worries about losing freedom.”
It is not the first time the British-born artist has taken aim at Mr Trump after he created a “border” around his Hollywood star amid the 2016 campaign.
Plastic Jesus’ motto is “Stop making fools famous.”
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