Anti-'Friends' Graffiti Appears Near David Schwimmer's NY Mansion (Photo)

An anti-"Friends" message is spray painted on a construction site.
An anti-"Friends" message is spray painted on a construction site.
 EV Grieve

Some New Yorkers aren't feeling particularly friendly toward David Schwimmer.

Anti-Friends graffiti has popped up on Sixth Street, where the actor's new mansion is nearing completion.  The spray-painted message, first reported by EV Grieve, makes an insulting reference to Schwimmer's Friends character, Ross.

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"ROSS IS NOT COOL," reads the text, found on a nearby construction site.

The anti-Schwimmer sentiment may be related to the demolition of a historic townhouse the actor had torn down in 2011 as a spot for his new digs. He bought the property in 2010 for $4.1 million, according to NY Mag.

Back when the historic house—built in 1854—was destroyed, other angry messages popped up in the East Village, with one reading: "The destruction of an irreplaceable historic building for what??? Another ugly yuppie ghetto catering to monied transients + Euro-Trash!!! F—k you + your ugliness." (Obscenity censored by The Hollywood Reporter.)

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Schwimmer had the property demolished after the city informed him it could be eligible for landmark status. Photos of the nearly completed mansion can be found over at Curbed.

A rep for Schwimmer declined to comment. 

 
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