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Trump in the nude

Friday, August 19, 2016 - 01:24

Naked Donald Trump statues popped up in cities across the U.S. It's part of artists' collective titled, ''The Emperor Has No Balls.'' Linda So reports.

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This isn't the Donald Trump people are used to seeing. But it's turning heads, nonetheless. Crowds in cities across the U.S. lined up to get an up close and personal look at the Republican presidential nominee in the nude. SOUNDBITE: TAMI KURAHARA, SEATTLE RESIDENT, SAYING: "It's horrific! Absolutely horrific. But it's definitely a wonderful reaction to what's going on." The naked statues popped up in several U.S. cities including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Cleveland and Manhattan. They're the work of an activist group called INDECLINE. SOUNDBITE: ONLOOKER THOMAS CLENNY, FROM LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, SAYING: "I'm glad they did it in New York and I'm glad they're doing it here. It gets conversation going and dialogue going on what we need to talk about as a country. So I think it's amazing." People lined up to get selfies with the naked Donald. The statues revealing an unflattering look of Trump with a massive belly, small fingers, and some missing parts. The collective work is titled, "The Emperor Has No Balls." SOUNDBITE: ONLOOKER DIANE ACOSTA, FROM GLENDALE, CALIFORNIA, SAYING: "It's grotesque, even more so in person than it is in photos and it suits his personality perfectly. " SOUNDBITE: UNIDENTIFIED SAN FRANCISCO RESIDENT, SAYING: "I am impressed... I think whoever did this is so smart... they should've done this a long time ago.. I'm sad San Francisco is taking it down." The candid installations were taken down in some cities where they went up without proper approval. Workers in New York swept up the pieces after that statue was removed in Union Square. Though the life-sized pieces of work were only up for a few hours in some cities, they still laid bare a side of Trump many have not seen.

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Trump in the nude

Friday, August 19, 2016 - 01:24