The Guy Who Destroyed Trump's Walk Of Fame Star Now Wants To Sue Donald Trump
That guy who destroyed Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame last week now says he wants to sue both Donald Trump and the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce to remove the star. As he explained to the L.A. Daily News, without a hint of irony, the vandalism and crowds the star attracts is an unnecessary strain on city resources.
The man's name is James Lambert Otis. Otis lives in Beverly Hills, is a Dr. Seuss fanatic and is widely reported to be the presumptive heir to the Otis Elevator fortune worth millions. Last week, the LAPD arrested Otis on suspicion of felony vandalism. Otis has since walked free after posting $20,000 bail, and is scheduled for a court appearance on November 18.
Otis justifies his lawsuit-to-be by saying the star's presence causes a scene. Protestors who both support and oppose Donald Trump for President clash frequently at the star. Two weeks ago, a homeless woman who ostensibly supports Trump was attacked after she voiced her support for Trump at the star.
"It's painful to watch... it's costing the city money," said Otis to the Daily News.
This is, of course, absolute garbage. James Lambert Otis, of Beverly Hills, is likely personally responsible for the single most expensive case of vandalism to take place at the star. His act required a team of city workers to replace the star in a days-long process, while surrounded by a security team. Previous vandalism includes the creative erection of a miniature wall around Trump's star, the tasteful application of a painted 'mute' symbol to the star and a series of less tasteful defacements involving dog poop and swastikas.
Though Otis hasn't formally filed his lawsuit yet, he says he'll be meeting with his attorney at 1 p.m. on Friday to publicly call for the star's removal from the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
"I don't mind suing Mr. Trump. I don't mind suing his organization. It just needs to be removed," Otis said the Daily News. "It's a symbol for Trump's fame, his history and his life. He's lived a life of abuse towards women."
Well, he doesn't mind. What a hero. 🙄 🙄 🙄