Fake psychic con man Uri Geller is apparently not getting enough attention these days (especially in the United States, where James Randi exposed him as a fraud decades ago) so he’s decided to order a statue of a gorilla made out of the spoons he so famously likes to bend.
Entertainer Uri Geller has commissioned a sculpture of a gorilla made from 5,000 spoons.
The British Ironwork Centre in Oswestry, Shropshire is to make the piece.
Geller plans to put the 12ft (3.6m) primate in his garden in Sonning-on-Thames, Berkshire, where he already has a Cadillac covered in spoons.
“I plan to fly it to my house in a large cage hanging from a helicopter,” Mr Geller said.
The British Ironwork Centre is calling on the public to donate spoons for the project.“It will make it even more special to have the community involved,” said the centre’s managing director Clive Knowles.
Yes, how very “special” it will be that people can donate their spoons to make a trophy for a guy who became rich and famous by fooling them into thinking that spoon bending was evidence of his supernatural powers.