The image of Homer Simpson has been
painted alongside the 180ft Cerne Abbas giant in Dorset,
Do'h! Homer Simpson painting offends pagans by Gulliver
Do'h! After offending just about every other group on earth,
Homer Simpson has now upset the pagans.
They are gunning for the bumbling cartoon character after
he was painted next to their famous fertility symbol, the
Cerne Abbas giant.
They pledged to perform "rain magic" to wash him
The Cerne Abbas giant is a 17th century chalk outline of a
naked, sexually aroused, club-wielding giant carved in the
hillside above Cerne Abbas in Dorset, England.
Many couples believe the 180ft giant is an aid to fertility.
But a giant 180ft Homer Simpson brandishing a donut was painted
next to the Cerne Abbas figure as a publicity stunt for a
The pagans are not impressed by the stunt to promote the worldwide
July 27 release of The Simpsons Movie.
"It's very disrespectful and not at all aesthetically
pleasing," said Anne Bryn-Evans, joint Wessex district
manager for The Pagan Federation. "We were hoping for
some dry weather but we'll be doing some rain magic to bring
the rain and wash it away."
She was amazed that permission for something so ridiculous
was granted, and pointed out that this was an area of scientific
She promised they would be doing some rain magic to bring
the rain and wash Homer away from the Dorset hills.
The Simpsons figure has been painted with biodegradable water-based
paint that will wash away with rain.