Los Angeles City Council

Council passes resolution seeking to remove Trump's star from Walk of Fame

Council passes resolution seeking to remove Trump's star from Walk of Fame

Since before the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star has seen just about everything. It was smashed into pieces — twice. It was vandalized with a swastika, enclosed with a miniature border wall, defaced with profanity and graced with the presence of a gold-painted toilet telling passersby to "TAKE A TRUMP."

Trump supporters have fought back, defending the star. Late last month, hours after a man destroyed the star with a pickax, a fierce brawl ensued, leaving one person kicked in the head and another bleeding from the face.

The site has become a symbol not only of the nation's celebrity president but of the polarization...

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