Massive Trump-trolling Black Lives Matter mural in NYC is defaced AGAIN as woman tosses blue paint on it
A MASSIVE Trump-trolling Black Lives Matter mural in NYC was defaced AGAIN, as a woman was arrested for tossing blue paint on it.
The mural has now been vandalized at least five times since it was put up on July 9 outside Trump Tower.
Pictures show blue paint splashed over the yellow-letter mural in New York City.
A woman was seen tossing the blue paint on the street, and rubbing it around with her arms as police yelled at her to stop.
She yelled "Trans lives matter!" as she defaced the Black Lives Matter mural.
Guilet Dita Germanotta, 39, was arrested on Wednesday after allegedly throwing blue paint on the street mural, sources told The New York Post.
Germanotta was arrested around 4:15pm, and taken to Midtown North precinct in Manhattan.
Police told The Post Germanotta's charges are pending.
The mural has been vandalized on several occasions since it was put up outside Trump Tower less than a month ago.
NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio commissioned and helped paint the mural outside the building on July 9.
Just days later, the mural was vandalized with red paint.
On July 17, two people were arrested after tossing blue paint on the mural again.
Another woman was seen smearing black paint on the yellow street painting just two days later.
Then, on July 25 and 26, a man was arrested after smearing white paint on the mural.
De Blasio said of the mural when it was painted: "It is a message that systemic racism and a past that must be reckoned with, but it is not a message to me, a hopeless message – it is a positive, forward-looking message of righting a wrong and creating a true respect for people's value."
Trump slammed the mural as "antagonizing" for police, and he said it would "denigrate" the value of luxurious 5th Avenue where it was painted.
"This will further antagonize New York’s Finest, who LOVE New York & vividly remember the horrible BLM chant, 'Pigs In A Blanket, Fry ‘Em Like Bacon,'" Trump tweeted.
"Maybe our GREAT Police, who have been neutralized and scorned by a mayor who hates & disrespects them, won’t let this symbol of hate be affixed to New York’s greatest street. Spend this money fighting crime instead!"
The mural was painted in the midst of ongoing Black Lives Matter demonstrations, following the death of George Floyd.
Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, died on May 25 after Minnesota cop Derek Chauvin kneeled on his neck during an arrest.
Video of the incident showed Floyd saying "I can't breathe" multiple times – but for nearly nine minutes, Chauvin did not move his knee.
Public outrage was sparked after Floyd's death, as demonstrators called for an end to systemic racism and police brutality.
Many demonstrators have called for a defunding of police.
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