French Mayor ‘Removes Statue Because Its Breasts Are Too Big’

The mayor of a town in France has thrown a patriotic female statue out of his town hall because its breasts were too big.

The artist said she gave it outsized breasts deliberately, ‘to symbolise the generosity of the Republic’.

The terracotta bust of Marianne – the traditional female embodiment of the French Republic in a Phrygian cap – was an original work installed in 2007 at the town hall in Neuville-en-Ferrain, population 10,000.

Mmkay … and I thought we were prudish in the States. Get the full story via Telegraph.

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