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This ‘sexist’ statue on a college campus has become a big talking point on Twitter

This is one controversial statue.

AN AMERICAN COLLEGE student took the above photo on a University campus in Texas – and it has since blown up on Twitter.

Some have accused it of perfectly encapsulating the concept of mansplaining – which was added to the dictionary last year as:


People were quick to analyse how the situation would play out

And predict what was being said

Generally, the accusation was that this was peak mansplaining

Suddenly, everyone was on the lookout for more statues by the same artist

And no doubt there will be more to come.

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