Chinese Statue Draws Attention Over Suspiciously Familiar Hairstyle…

Featured image via Yin Ming-ImagineChina

A giant rooster statue in China has drawn significant attention over its resemblance to U.S. president-elect Donald Trump.

The statue sports the familiar Trump hairstyle and even touts his hand gestures.

According to Time.com, the statue was commissioned by owners of a shopping mall in Taiyuan as part of their Lunar New Year celebrations. The statue’s designer reportedly chose to fashion it after Trump in reference to prosperity.

Image: Yin Ming-ImagineChina

Image: Yin Ming-ImagineChina

And why a rooster? Well, according to ChinaHighlights.com, the Chinese calendar is about to enter the year of – yup, you guessed it – the rooster.

The year of the rooster, according to TravelChinaGuide.com, is characterized by independence, self-respect, ambition and an eccentric nature.

The Chinese Lunar New Year falls on January 28, 2107 – just 8 days after Trump is to be sworn in as President of the United States.

Although Trump himself has yet to comment on the figure, its made plenty of waves online.

CNN reports that at least four stores in China will be selling replicas of the Trump rooster statue.

Prices range from $57 for a smaller version while a full, 32-foot-tall version will go for $1,739. If you’d rather have an inflatable variety, there is reportedly a flood of those on Taobao, China’s equivalent of eBay.

Sources:
CNN
TravelChinaGuide.com
ChinaHighlights.com
Time.com

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