Black Panther Statue Destroyed In South Korea, Possibly By A Drunk Person

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To commemorate the filming of Black Panther in South Korea's Busan, Disney had sent a pair of statues to be displayed in the country. One of the statues has been vandalised. The incident has made Korean news.

One of the statues went to Gwangalli, while the one for Gwangbok-ro ended up destroyed. As Yonhap News reports via tipster Sang, the busted statue was returned to Disney. The Busan Film Commission is in talks with the company regarding possible legal action over the statue's destruction. Considering how many cameras are in South Korea, it's possible that authorities can locate the offender.

An individual allegedly destroyed the statue sometime between the night of March 16 and the following morning. It's believed the individual was inebriated.

A Korean Film Council official is quoted by The Korea Herald as saying, "Claws of the statue were found damaged a few days after it was set up, and now to see it completely torn apart in a month is a shame." Bummer.


    How is this news? Have people never worked at a cinema, in retail or hospitality before? People destroy anything left out in the open.

      Years ago my local Video Ezy put my name down to take the cool Terminator 2 cutout once the promotion ended.

      When I went to get it somebody had punched his head off, I was gutted.

    I guess they should have used Vibranium and not cheap plastic to build the statue.

    And this is why you electrify anything that is out in public that people aren't meant to touch or they could just put a large read button near by that says "do not press" as a distraction

    Last edited 22/03/18 5:04 am

    It's kinda funny that there left him laying there like a corpse for effect.
    Or maybe he was the inebriated one lol

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