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Unflattering Lucille Ball statue drawing national attention

Courtesy of the Facebook page "We Love Lucy Get Rid of this Statue"

Residents of Lucille Ball's upstate New York hometown of Celoron say they want to replace a scary looking bronze statue of the actress. 

The not-so-likeness of Lucy was erected in 2009. The statue's face in particular is described as a "monster" by at least one champion of the cause to make a change. Others simply call it "ugly."

Shortly after the statue was installed, a Facebook page turned up called "We Love Lucy, Get Rid of this Statue."Celoron officials apparently would like to make a change but not cost is a factor.

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The story has picked up steam in the past week with news agencies across the country featuring a photo of the figure and details of the story.

A Go Fund Me Page has also been established to pay for a new likeness of Lucy.

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