The US police arrested 6 people after they tampered with the famous Hollywood sign by changing two letters of it to become “HollywoodWeb”, in a move that, according to press information, aims to raise awareness of breast cancer.
In the last hours, an image spread on social media showing the famous banner on the hill overlooking Los Angeles, but with two letters modified to show the word “Hollywood” “Bob” in English means breast.
And NBC Los Angeles reported that this work bears the fingerprints of activists who wanted to raise awareness of breast cancer, and who used huge tarpaulins to show the letters in their new form.
The police explained to local media that this step did not cause any damage to the sign.
Los Angeles Police Chief Steve Lowry said that this act of sabotage “is not at all funny,” confirming via “Twitter” that “Los Angeles slogans are precious.”
This is not the first time that the letters of the Hollywood sign have been altered, as pro-marijuana activists have previously modified 3 times these huge white letters to show the word “Hollywood” “Wade” in English, which means cannabis.