West Hollywood City Council Considers Axing Trump's Walk of Fame Star

Lamar Ellis
August 7, 2018

Case in point, Donald J. Trump, who was a "celebrity" of little to no distinction when he bought his way onto Hollywood Boulevard in 2007 (real talk: a Walk of Fame star costs $40,000) for his work producing the Miss Universe pageant, or whatever.

The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office formally charged a Glendale man for vandalizing Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame last month.

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It now plans to send a formal letter to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, the Los Angeles City Council and the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce for consideration.

The city council in West Hollywood, California, is set to vote on whether to remove President Donald Trump's Walk of Fame star.

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The members also noted Trump's policies, including a decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, a ban on transgender military officers and the separation of families at the US border with Mexico, among reasons for the removal.

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce said in the context of similar demands regarding comedian Bill Cosby's star that it would never remove a star, saying the Walk is a historical landmark.

Let's just be honest, the Hollywood Walk of Fame has always played fast and loose with the "Fame" part.

Clay could face up to three years in jail if convicted.

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