Bathrobe-clad golden Harvey Weinstein statue pops up in Los Angeles

Oscars Weinstein Statue

Oscars Weinstein Statue

The golden statue, called "Casting Couch", features a man that looks an very bad lot like Weinstein wearing a bathrobe.

As Hollywood prepares for the Academy Awards aka Oscars 2018, a massive golden couch has created huge buzz online.

A collaboration between "Stop Making Stupid People Famous" Plastic Jesus and naked Trump statue artist, Joshua "Ginger" Monroe, a shiny Weinstein dons a satin rob, grasps an oscar statuette and sits, legs splayed, proudly abusing his power. "Hopefully now in the light of recent allegations, against many leading figures in Hollywood the industry will clean up it's act".

Harvey Weinstein attends the "Lion" premiere and opening ceremony of the 12th Zurich Film Festival at Kino Corso on September 22, 2016 in Zurich, Switzerland. Though the former movie mogul has admitted to wrongdoing and sought professional help, a spokeswoman for him has told ABC News previously that "any allegations of nonconsensual sex are unequivocally denied by Mr. Weinstein".

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Just when you thought it was safe to return to Hollywood, a giant golden Harvey Weinstein atop a "casting couch" has been erected (gross). His power and influence was nearly without compare.

He was expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences a year ago and fired from his company, the Weinstein Company. Maria Contreras-Sweet- a former member of the Obama administration who is expected to be the head of the company's new board- has said that the deal marks "a new vision that embodies the principles that we have stood by since we began this process last fall".

The statue followed the appearance in Los Angeles on Wednesday of billboards designed by street artist Sabo that accused the entertainment industry of staying silent about sexual misconduct.

The statue was made by a Los Angeles street artist. It was paid for by donations through their websites.

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