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The West Hollywood City Council wants to remove Trump’s star from the Walk of Fame

The West Hollywood City Council wants to remove Trump’s star from the Walk of Fame

Los Angeles, 8 August 2018 (MIA) - The city of West Hollywood wants President Donald Trump’s star off the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

The city council unanimously voted on Monday to urge Los Angeles and the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce to remove the star.

“The West Hollywood City Council did not pass the resolution because Donald Trump is a conservative or a Republican,” Mayor John Duran told CNN’s Cheri Mossburg. “Earning a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is an honor. When one belittles and attacks minorities, immigrants, Muslims, people with disabilities or women — the honor no longer exists,” Vox reports.

Because the Hollywood Walk of Fame isn’t within West Hollywood’s jurisdiction, the resolution won’t actually do anything.

Still, it’s the latest example of how Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has become a place for political opponents to express their disapproval with the president and his policies — including through vandalism.

Trump’s star has been on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, which honors entertainment luminaries, since 2007. According to Fast Company, he was chosen for the honor because of his role as producer of the Miss Universe pageant.

But since Trump entered politics, two people have destroyed his star, forcing the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce to replace it, and many others have vandalized it.

Trump’s star was first destroyed in October of 2016 by James Otis — a month before Trump was elected, about 20 days after an infamous video leaked of Trump saying he could “Grab [women] by the pussy” because he was famous, and months after Trump began his racist campaign against Mexicans and Muslims. sk/11:30

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