Creepy Lucille Ball statue known as ‘Scary Lucy’ is finally replaced
The sculpture of Lucille Ball known as “Scary Lucy” has officially terrified its last residents in Ball’s hometown of Celoron, New York.
In its place is a new bronze statue — this time wrought by sculptor Carolyn Palmer, who won a competition to create it last year.
The replacement comes after years of complaints that the original statue — which admittedly resembles a horror villain — was too “frightening.” Even the original sculptor, Dave Poulin, didn’t disagree.
“From the day of its installation, I have shared my disappointment in the final outcome and have always believed it to be by far my most unsettling sculpture,” Poulin wrote in a letter to the Hollywood Reporter. Read more…
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