Hollywood Sign-Style ‘TRUMP’ Letters Taken Down From 405 Freeway Hillside

Emilee Geist

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Commuters on the 405 Freeway were greeted with a surprise Tuesday morning – large letters spelling out “TRUMP” in the style of the Hollywood Sign. © Provided by CBS Los Angeles (credit: CBS) The letters went up sometime overnight between Monday night and Tuesday morning on […]

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Commuters on the 405 Freeway were greeted with a surprise Tuesday morning – large letters spelling out “TRUMP” in the style of the Hollywood Sign.



a sign in a field with Hollywood Sign in the background


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(credit: CBS)

The letters went up sometime overnight between Monday night and Tuesday morning on a hillside along the southbound 405 Freeway in the Sepulveda Pass. Workers were on the scene to take down the unauthorized installation by 9 a.m., but not before at least a few commuters saw it as they zoomed down the hill.

Shawn Hugus tweeted at about 8:35 a.m. that the sign was just past Sunset Boulevard, but he didn’t take a picture because he didn’t want to get into an accident.

“The good news is that someone was climbing toward it, so I hope they’re pulling it down or covering it with red paint or blood, because he got like 200,000 people killed,” he said in a second tweet.

Los Angeles is famously liberal, but this is not the first time conservative street art has popped up to cause outrage. A conservative street artist known as Sabo last year altered billboards for the Quentin Tarantino film “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” so it would read “Once Upon A Time in Pedowood,” and put up posters that said “The Oscars Have No Hart” after comedian Kevin Hart stepped down from hosting the annual awards show after old, anti-gay tweets surfaced.

It’s not clear at this time, however, who was responsible for this incident.

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