London [UK]: A total of 4 people have been arrested after climate activists smeared chocolate cake over Britain’s King Charles III wax statue at London’s Madame Tussauds Museum.
A video shared at the Twitter page of the marketing campaign institution Just Stop Oil, captured a man and a woman smearing cake over the waxwork of the British monarch.
🎂 BREAKING: JUST STOP OIL CAKES THE KING 🎂
👑 Two supporters of Just Stop Oil have covered a Madame Tussauds waxwork model of King Charles III with chocolate cake, demanding that the Government halts all new oil and gas licences and consents.#FreeLouis #FreeJosh #A22Network pic.twitter.com/p0DJ8v3XVB
— Just Stop Oil ⚖️💀🛢 (@JustStop_Oil) October 24, 2022
In the video, the activists had been visible getting rid of their black clothing to expose white T-shirts with “Just Stop Oil” on them before slamming the cake at the wax version of the British monarch. They were also heard shouting it is “time for action.”
A CNN record quoted the London Metropolitan Police’s tweet on Monday. “We responded quickly to an incident at Madame Tussauds after two humans threw meals at a statue at about 10:50hrs.”
Police delivered, “Four humans had been arrested for crook damage related to this incident.”
In an announcement, Just Stop Oil said the pair are “disturbing that the Government halts all new oil and gas licenses and has the same opinion.”
This isn’t always the primary time, activist corporations across Europe designed to attract interest to the position of fossil fuels in weather exchange.
Last week, two climate crisis protesters pelted Claude Monet’s “Haystacks” painting with mashed potatoes at the Barberini Museum in Potsdam, Germany, as in line with CNN reports.
Earlier this month, Just Stop Oil activists threw tomato soup at Vincent van Gogh’s “Sunflowers” in London’s National Gallery.
As per CNN, Keir Starmer, chief of Britain’s opposition Labour Party, condemned the movements of the “conceited” Just Stop Oil activists, announcing their methods undermined their purpose.
He informed a caller on LBC Radio as quoted by CNN, “I suppose they may be incorrect, I suppose their motion is incorrect.”
He persevered, “I mainly consider the images we’ve seen of ambulances coming down the street, and no longer being able to get through because human beings have glued themselves to the road.”
“I think it’s arrogant of those gluing themselves to the road to think they’re the only people that have got the answer to this. They haven’t got the answer,” he added.
Britain’s Public and Commercial Services Union, which represents many employees from the arts and subculture zone, issued a declaration following the assault on Van Gogh’s “Sunflowers,” pronouncing that at the same time as they aid the ambitions of weather exchange protests, “attacking our shared countrywide heritage isn’t always a positive manner to attain those targets.”
The union introduced, “We can’t advise those severe and dangerous procedures which positioned our individuals at hazard at the same time as they are attempting to work.”