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‘Exploitative And Misogynistic': Protesters Greet Return Of 26-Foot Marilyn Monroe Statue In Palm Springs

1 month ago   |   By CBS

PALM SPRINGS - Protests greeted an iconic Marilyn Monroe statue Sunday as it returned to Palm Springs after a seven-year absence.
Protesters gather in front of the “Forever Marilyn” statue unveiled today on its return to Palm Springs, California on June 20, 2021. - The 26-foot tall and 17-ton sculpture by artist Seward Johnson Atelier was displayed earlier this decade in Palm Springs, but the return has drawn the ire of residents on infringement of surrounding natural landscape views and on allegations the statue is sexist and innappropriate, despite the popularity of Marilyn Monroe's...
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