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Iconic Bob Marley Statue Defaced

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Update: Sources confirmed with Urban Islandz that the iconic bronze statue of reggae legend Bob Marley was cleaned yesterday and fully restored.

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This piece of news will make a lot of us angry and Bob Marley is turning in his grave right now.

The iconic life-size Bob Marley bronze statue in Celebrity Park, Kingston was defaced earlier this week.

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Someone sprayed red paint on the legs, hands and guitar of the statue.

Bob marley statue defaced

According to reports, the defacing was done by angry fans who attended the Jamaica and Costa Rica football match on Tuesday at the National Stadium. The match ended 1-1 and also ended Jamaica’s chance of going to the World Cup in Brazil next year.

“I have no comment at this point because I wasn’t aware of this. I know it’s a bronze statue and I don’t know how it is going be cleaned,” Managing Director at the Bob Marley Museum, Stephanie Marley said.

Sources say arrangements are being made to restore the statue of the reggae legend as soon as possible.

 
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  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000932167470 Saek Evans-Kirlew

    Am so angry whoever done it should be jailed…

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1049439663 Les Lie

    Bob Marley …Lives on

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001092278654 Jamwash Mgenge

    In My Country City Statue of Big Inspirational Leaders and mentors’We respect them no matter how Crucial the situation makes’#Pole(Sorry) to King Nesta Statue ‘Bob Forever Lives on

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002273127968 Wisdom Aaron Chitiyo

    And what’s the beef with a man who was and is still loved by everybody in all the 4 corners of the world. Above all, the man is lying in his grave so what did he do wrong to you to deserve this on his statue? why don’t you come out in the open and say what your f*****g problem is with Robert Nesta Marley?

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003278153871 Carl Grant

    BOB MARLEY SOUL LIVE FOR EVERY. THE FLESH DIE, HUMAN ARE ONLY A CONSCIOUS SOUL ,WHEN THE FLESH DROP FROM HUMAN BODY. THE SOUL BECOME UNCONSCIOUS SOUL, THE SOUL IS ALIVE BUT HUMAN SOUL PURPOSE ON EARTH IS FINISH. SOME ONE SEND HUMAN TO THIS PLANET, SOME ONE WILL CALL BACK THE SOUL FROM EARTH. SO THE SOUL IS NOT FUNCTIONING ON THIS PLANET.ONLY ALMIGHTY GOD KNOW THE FUTURE FOR THE UNCONSICIOUS SOUL THAT IS ALIVE.ALMIGHTY GOD BLESS.I ASK MAY ALMIGHTY GOD AND THE WORK OF NATURE HAVE MERCY ON THIS CREATION.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000026096128 Oscar Mirembe

    THATS TOO BAD WAGUAN

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003726778782 Shamer Kirr Odipo

    surely was that person really in his/her mind …………………..

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=757971686 ReNn Hutchinson

    I do hope he police catch these damn fools

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1206793658 Dave Christian

    Somebody need there A## with for this BS.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=556157788 Bob Omulo

    I wish Jamaican society could just sit for a minute and recognize their yute are on the wrong track. This is the land of Bob Marley, of Marcus Garvey, of intellectual and political giants, this rude boy attitude is a step back into slavery, no pride in this.

  • Trini Greaves

    Got to be some dunces that did that #showsomerespectidiots

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100003492471913 Ruvimbo Maromo

    why doing dis to ma legend. smoking weed should be illegal cz this pple aint controlling thmselves