Brits unveil giant gorilla spoon statue honoring Israeli psychic
The 12-foot high statue comprising 40,000 spoons made in honor of Israeli entertainer, illusionist and psychic Uri Geller, who is best known for bending spoons.
A gigantic gorilla statue made entirely of spoons was unveiled by Prince Michael of Kent at the British Ironworks Centre in Oswestry on Saturday, the BBC reported.
The 12-foot high statue comprising around 40,000 spoons was made in honor of Israeli entertainer, illusionist and psychic Uri Geller, who is best known for bending spoons with his self-proclaimed psychic abilities.
The statue, which took nearly five months to make, is comprised of spoons that were donated from countries around the world, including China, India, Kenya, Tahiti and Armenia. It will be transported to Mr. Geller's home in Berkshire on May 28.
Speaking at the unveiling, Geller called the statue an "amazing piece of art" and joked that he would "not look at the gorilla too hard in case the spoons bend."
Geller also donated a spoon once owned by Winston Churchill for the statue.
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