Gwyneth Paltrow's L.A. Neighborhood Defaced by "Obama Drone" Posters Prior to Fundraiser
The work reportedly appeared near the Brentwood home of the actress days before President Obama will attend a Democratic National Committee event at the address
Two days before Gwyneth Paltrow's fundraiser, during which President Barack Obama will be hosted at the L.A. home of the actress, some negative political posters have reportedly appeared in the neighborhood depicting the actress as an "Obama Drone."
Curbed LA spotted the posters, seen below, which the real estate website notes "do exist and are posted around the neighborhood."
OBAMA DRONE - GWYNETH PALTROW by SABO pic.twitter.com/uCljdviVUi— unsavoryagents (@unsavoryagents) October 7, 2014
OBAMA DRONE - GWYNETH PALTROW by SABO pic.twitter.com/uZ8oxXmGlm— unsavoryagents (@unsavoryagents) October 7, 2014
The images appeared to be the work of an artist named Sabo, who runs the Twitter account @unsavoryagents. Previous celebrities that have been given seemingly identical "Obama Drone" treatment include Jon Stewart and Samuel L. Jackson.
The unidentified man gave an interview to Glenn Beck in early June. Sabo, whose face wasn't shown, gave the former Fox News host and TheBlaze mogul a tour of his recent posters, which include unflattering depictions of Hillary Clinton and Texas politician Wendy Davis as well as a tattooed image of Sen. Ted Cruz that the Republican commented on.
"I developed a method to hang them up as high as I need to, any one of these posters," the artist told Beck in the interview. "Because, these not being leftist posters, tend to get torn down very quickly. So ... I devised a way to get 'em up high."
Tickets to attend the Democratic National Committee's Gwyneth Paltrow-hosted fundraiser, which features a reception and dinner on Oct. 9, range from $1,000 to over $32,000.