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08/25/2005

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Unfortunately this cheesy new statue of Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed going on display at Harrod's in London is jarring in its unlikeness. Bronze just isn't her material. I do miss her though. The world seemed a more hopeful place when she was around.

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  1. Diana looks like:
    a) an East German swimmer
    b) a drag queen doing an impression of Diana
    c) a pre-op transexual

    How sad...

    Posted by: FrenchBenj | Aug 24, 2005 10:51:16 PM


  2. What an oddly unattractive statue. Why are they in their PJs? Such a tacky tribute.

    I miss her, too.

    Posted by: Robert~Marlénè | Aug 24, 2005 11:14:44 PM


  3. Pops Fayed is sooooo tacky. His English staffers must've gone on a cringe-fest.

    Posted by: terence | Aug 24, 2005 11:18:13 PM


  4. Gag-o-rama.

    What the hell are they doing to that big fucking bird?

    Posted by: Brian | Aug 25, 2005 12:39:49 AM


  5. I thought it was Bob Denver from Gilligan's island...did the sculptor not like Diana?

    Posted by: thumper27 | Aug 25, 2005 12:49:14 AM


  6. Uneffingbelievable! She looks like a spinster geography teacher while he... well he, I have to admit, looks like exactly what he was.

    And I don't miss her a bit.

    Posted by: campbell | Aug 25, 2005 5:48:09 AM


  7. Oh yeah. I really miss a borderline psychotic who do her very best to trash the institution that gave her everything and the half a century of dedication to the nation of her mother-in-law.

    Posted by: Jim | Aug 25, 2005 5:56:59 AM


  8. Well piss on the royals. Never bothered much about her during her life but Diana did do a lot to raise awareness and money for Aids charities, not least daring to (shock!) shake hands with someone with HIV in public, a daring act at a time when Aids was seen as something akin to leprosy. That's more than the inbred German wretches she was married into--or the govt of the time--managed.

    Posted by: John C | Aug 25, 2005 6:41:46 AM


  9. Tacky!!

    Posted by: Donald | Aug 25, 2005 7:19:08 AM


  10. She looks like the guy polishing her!

    Posted by: Lee | Aug 25, 2005 8:29:24 AM


  11. Look at the artist working on her, THAT'S who the statue looks like! He's just a big girl at heart so he created a statue and called it "Diana", only he meant "Diana, Queen of the Boys" instead of Diana, Princess of Whales ;)

    Posted by: Wayne | Aug 25, 2005 8:32:55 AM


  12. This is horrible. Looks nothing like Diana, I agree with Thumber27, she looks like Bob Denver.

    Posted by: Mark | Aug 25, 2005 11:42:00 AM


  13. I was scrolling along and eager to read about the curious bronzing of some female gay icon. Then I read it was supposed to be Princess Diana. Um, that does NOT look like Lady Di. Like, at all.

    I was 100% expecting it to be a young Olympia Dukakis. I am so right on this:

    http://www.montclair.edu/pages/insight/Insight11-03-03/Dukakis.jpg

    See? Her and Shirley MacLaine (a la Steel Magnolias,) now THAT would be a statue!

    Posted by: Dante | Aug 25, 2005 11:48:18 AM


  14. you're so right. bronze is not her material.

    Posted by: markus | Aug 25, 2005 1:20:06 PM


  15. "Diana" is the spitting image of the guy buffing her with a towel!! The sculpture?

    Posted by: Mark | Aug 25, 2005 1:26:55 PM


  16. She looks like Helen Reddy...

    Posted by: Norm | Aug 25, 2005 9:02:43 PM


  17. That's the creepiest fucking I've ever seen.

    Posted by: Chad | Aug 25, 2005 9:48:26 PM


  18. That's again good old Al-Fay trying to draw crowds back to Harrods. The man is barking mad but rather funny in his way.
    Harvey-Nichols brace yourself!

    Posted by: Iscandar | Aug 26, 2005 12:04:39 PM


  19. I understand that Marks and Spencer's has a statue of Princess Margaret molded out of salmon paste.

    Posted by: Digger | Aug 26, 2005 2:41:17 PM


  20. I so agree... she's the splitting image of the artisan who is buffing her. Where is Maya Lin when you need her?

    Posted by: Charles | Aug 29, 2005 5:58:31 AM


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