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Jesus Painting Fail (Update)

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Published on Sep 23, 2012

"A Spanish woman who made headlines worldwide for her botched attempt to restore a 20th-century painting of Jesus Christ says she has hired lawyers and wants royalties from the fees church owners are charging visitors, according to the daily Spanish-language newspaper El Correo.

The local artist, 80-year-old Cecilia Gimenez, initially defended her volunteer work saying she was restoring the decaying "Ecce Homo" ("Behold the Man") portrait because no one else would. The before and after pictures went viral across the globe and tourists began arriving in droves -- but very few were leaving donations according to Ars Technica. The sanctuary's owners, the Santi Spiritus Hospital Foundation, reportedly made $2,600 in four days from visitors wanting to see "Ecce Mono," or "Behold the Monkey" as it's now called, Ars Technica reported...".* Ana Kasparian, Cenk Uygur, and Jayar Jackson break it down on The Young Turks.

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Comments • 746

Joeyblondewolf2
Omg those memes! ... HaHAHAHAHA!!! dies
UltimateHandler
My dying wish would be to kiss Ana one time.
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TheTaskmaster
ironically it does look more racially appropriate now
ronyan1
This woman could get a job in comedic restoration, if that were an actual field in art.
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TheToonpimp
Ya'll need monkey Jesus
THEFRISKIESTDINGO
No "Behold the Potato"?
WINGGAM
if that whas prophet mohammad painting. i dont know what will happened.
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Donaciano Soria
Reminds of me when napoleon dynamite drew the picture for his prom date.
gherrrie
DO YOU THINK EVERYBODY WOULD BE LAUGHING SO HARD IF THE SUBJECT HAD BEEN MOHAMMED,...huh YT ? ... Is respect a one way street ?
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He who entertains
"I LOVE the Internet" Fast-forward to 2016 Nah, for real this was hilarious back then.
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