Japanese town wants underwear on David statue

Residents in a Japanese town are calling for underwear to be placed on a replica of Michelangelo’s David sculpture.
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The Japanese town of Okuizumi has called for a cover-up of Michelangelo’s famous David sculpture, claiming that the replica’s nakedness is ‘scaring children.’

‘Some people have told the town’s legislators that toddlers are afraid of the statues because they are so big and they appeared unexpectedly over the summer,’ town official Yoji Morinaga told the ABC. ‘They are statues of unclothed humans, and such pieces of art work are very rare in our area. Some people apparently said the statues might not be good for their children.’

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