Several fake stars bearing Donald Trump’s name reportedly dotted empty spaces on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Thursday.
An unnamed conservative street artist took credit for the move, according to The Hollywood Reporter, and was behind adhering a number of laminated, vinyl stars to the iconic sidewalk.
It was reportedly done in response to Trump’s actual star getting vandalized last month and a resolution passed earlier this week by the West Hollywood City Council asking to have the president’s star removed.
“Rip up the president’s Walk of Fame star or try to have it removed — like you’re the mayor of West Hollywood or something — and 30 more will pop up,” the anonymous individual told THR.
The fake awards cost the individual and his team – dubbed “The Faction” — $1,000. “A young and anonymous entrepreneur” helped fund the group’s objective, according to The Hollywood Reporter.