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Man Spends 3 Days Making $15,000 LEGO Statue, Child Destroys It In Seconds
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Man Spends 3 Days Making $15,000 LEGO Statue, Child Destroys It In Seconds

Exhibitions are pretty cool. Especially the interactive ones. But one kid took the hands-on concept a little too far when he accidentally trashed a $15,000 LEGO sculpture at an Expo in Ningbo, China.

The cool sculpture was a giant fox figurine of Nick Wilde, one of Zootopia’s characters. The artist, named Zhao, spent three long days and nights meticulously piecing the life-size Disney character together from thousands of lego bricks, but it only took the kid seconds to destroy when he accidentally pushed the work of art over just one hour after the exhibition opened in a shopping mall. He’d climbed under the security ropes to get a closer look at the cartoon character and, well, he obviously got a little TOO close! His parents offered to compensate Zhao but the artist declined and gracefully accepted that the incident was simply an unfortunate accident. After all, what kid wouldn’t want to play with that amount of LEGO?

Artist Zhao spent 3 long days working on a giant Zootopia LEGO sculpture

What can go wrong with the security ropes around the sculpture?

An hour after the exhibition opened, it looked like this

 

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DarkLumiya
Community Member
6 years ago

shitty parents, spoiling their kids. If i did that as a kid i would have gotten a beating of a life because i ruined someones work, was an uncivilized idiot for passing the barricade, and embarrassed my parents.

Magalie Merciez
Community Member
6 years ago

You wouldn't have done it anyway because our generation knew better!! We knew the limits and respected it. I fear for the future of humanity :(

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Maheak
Community Member
6 years ago

Children: the weapon of mass destruction

Karen Bunn
Community Member
6 years ago

More like crappy parents; the irresponsible keepers of human WMDs.

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Shana
Community Member
6 years ago

"accidentally pushed it" "climbed under the security ropes" Uhm... so where were the parents to tell their kid not to cross the security ropes, they're there to avoid things like this.... -_-

Mike Olson
Community Member
6 years ago

Im guessing on their phones.

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Daja Lindeman
Community Member
6 years ago

At least it wasn't a giant statue of a gorilla. We know how that would have ended with the Lego's getting shot.

Ray De
Community Member
6 years ago

Haha no need for me to throw down a gorilla comment now...

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George Paracka
Community Member
6 years ago

The great tradgery of our times is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are breeding.

SuperGluglu Aroulette
Community Member
6 years ago

Good Lord, that was a harsh one. But It's not wrong though, and It makes it even harsher :/

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Jana Luknárová
Community Member
6 years ago

I would have taken the compensation from the parents, so they can remember to raise their child better than sticking nose where they are not supposed and ruining other people's work.

Ken Michaels
Community Member
6 years ago

Were these the same parents who were at the Cincinnati zoo last week?

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Community Member
6 years ago

"His parents offered to compensate Zhao but the artist declined and gracefully accepted that the incident was simply an unfortunate accident." A great gesture on part of the artist. Hopefully the parents learned a lesson about making sure their children behave.

Lea Wheeler
Community Member
6 years ago

How does one compensate three days of work and, who know how much endless planning. Some people think they can buy their children's out of trouble. At least the artist is left with some beautiful pictures. The parents only have a spoiled brat.

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Courtany Richards
Community Member
6 years ago

If I had done that, my parents would be in jail. Because they would have literally killed me.

Michele Long
Community Member
6 years ago

goes back to the talk of "leashing" the kids in public... not quite a bad idea after all.... my kids loved the children's leashes. They come in neat designs even, teddy bears, back pack styles, etc. They are safety for things like this, as well as keeping your child from being snatched!

Sarah Lennie
Community Member
6 years ago

I 'leashed' my kid last yr at a theme park. I got some dirty stares, but she didn't run off, and no animals and/or exhibits were destroyed.

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Bill
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6 years ago

If only he'd used The Kragle! krazy-glue...d547aa.jpg krazy-glue-574f261d547aa.jpg

Merann Bartle
Community Member
6 years ago

Then everything would have been awesome......

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Victor Nguyen
Community Member
6 years ago

Zootopia 2: Judy Investigates The Gruesome Murder Of Her Partner

Heidi Fancher
Community Member
6 years ago

I hear you. Major lack of parenting skills these days. Work in a thrift store and we have parents bringing in their little ones who take off to the toys area and do as they please pretty much with the parents consent. Then end up destroying things and making a complete mess. So frustrating!

Rayleigh Ng
Community Member
6 years ago

Eh, if it's a shop, try putting a camera pointed at the shelves and make the parents pay for whatever's broken. Heck, you can deliberately leave some more easily breakable toys within their arms reach, then demand compensations when stuffs break.

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Kayla Velten
Community Member
6 years ago

Lots of crappy parenting popping up in the news lately

Hanna
Community Member
6 years ago

Putting a $15K exhibit in a "shopping mall" was asking for trouble in the first place. But... parents just don't bother to look after their kids. I see it every day. Kids destroying things, kids running around when they should be standing in line waiting for a train... accidents waiting to happen and parents just standing there talking to each other or on the phone. Then they want to sue when things go south

SuperGluglu Aroulette
Community Member
6 years ago

Exactly why I don't want to have kids: playing Lego in peace have no price!

Aron Axes
Community Member
6 years ago

Parents AGAIN!! where are the fucking PARENTS!! And what do they teach the kids, don't blame the kid or anybody else. When i was one i knew if i did something wrong i'd get a smack! Welcome to the generation fuck you parents and we must not spank the kids world.

Rachel Rosky
Community Member
6 years ago

Wow, that guy was incredibly gracious, we could all take a lesson from him.

Clare Bear
Community Member
6 years ago

"only the best for Children!" - that tee shirt seems a little ironic!!

Jessica Bertram
Community Member
6 years ago

I call shitty parenting..that piece wasn't just knocked over, it was deliberately smashed. That must've taken a minute...where the hell were the parents of this tornado??

Carl
Community Member
6 years ago

Damn, I wish there was video footage to see too

Geoff Barber
Community Member
6 years ago

The kid must've accidentally done it when the parents weren't looking. I would've gotten such a punishment back in the day if I did that. That's kids for you. Look away for 5 seconds & bam, Murphy's Law. But hey, as a kid, you do at least one dumb thing like that. I don't know one childhood friend who didn't do something stupid like that & ruins somebody's day. Regardless if the parents are at fault for allowing it or the kid itself is to blame for disobeying his parents: You will do & have done at least one stupid thing like this as a kid. Doesn't matter what generation yer from. :-)

enithegreat
Community Member
6 years ago

Accidently? Like how he 'accidentally' knocked over the statue?

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deChelca Cynn
Community Member
6 years ago

I had a leash as a kid. I'm sure it prevented a lot of troubles for my parents.

Nico Merwe
Community Member
6 years ago

Children... Destroying dreams and killing gorillas since forever

Noussa Midi
Community Member
6 years ago

I was about to say at parents don't pay attentiton for their children anymore remebering what happened to the gorilla

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Hilda Ohiro
Community Member
5 years ago

"His parents offered to compensate Zhao but the artist declined and gracefully accepted that the incident was simply an unfortunate accident". This guy is sooooo cool. When I saw the heading, I like totally scrolled down to see what he did to the kid. Bummer!!

José Alejandro Díaz Bravo
Community Member
6 years ago

Never seen Toy Story? Toys were made to play with them.... don't blame a kid if he can't help play with a toy...

zenithorton
Community Member
6 years ago

My mum taught me not to play with other people toys without consent. Parents today are a bunch of retards without no one respect with the other around. Try to shop this days when all parents are more concentrate in the shelves and leave their kids screaming their head off disturbing everyone who is trying to shop in peace. Not respect at all to the people around. Just an advice, If people are not ready to be a competent parent , please shut your bloody legs.

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luna~
Community Member
6 years ago

So sad story...

Jennifer Gan
Community Member
6 years ago

'Offer to compensate'. What an insult.

Rhon
Community Member
6 years ago

PARENTS KEEP YOUR KIDS UNDER CONTROL! TEACH THEM TO RESPECT OTHER PEOPLES PROPERTY! This is what's wrong in the world, people growing up thinking they can do whatever they want whenever they want.

Just A Girl
Community Member
6 years ago

Literally me

Michael Timme
Community Member
6 years ago

Another incident of not tending to a small child in a place with potential consequences. At least an animal didn't have to be killed this time.

Diane Eppley-Suffern
Community Member
6 years ago

WHY ARE PARENTS UNABLE TO MANAGE THEIR SMALL CHILDREN? What is actually going on right now?

Brian Zhong
Community Member
6 years ago

Wow the artist was soooo forgiving. He didnt even want any compensation for that?!

JACOB MULL
Community Member
4 months ago

I would of BEAT the living s**t out of that little b***h a*s kid bc it took you hard work and dedication for this and plus you dont GET THE 15,000 NAH Bruh that kid is spoiled and NEED to GET shot up i would kill that little s**t b***h a*s kid on me bruh >:(

JACOB MULL
Community Member
4 months ago

i would of beat the s**t out of that kid real s**t I SO MAD LIKE BRUH IS your kid R******D or somthing

Ezra Zufar
Community Member
1 year ago

I hope that kid goes to hell

Jazmyn B (Jaz)
Community Member
5 years ago

That kid... I want to bash him real good. The poor man! I'm really, really surprised that took a few days, I had to reread it to make sure I didn't mistake 'days' for 'years'!

Rob Gene
Community Member
5 years ago

must be a clinton voter,. they fuck up everything

Carly Botting
Community Member
5 years ago

Oh no. Good job for not just going off your rocker at the kid.

Karyle Santos
Community Member
5 years ago

im an artist , this makes me hurt :(

bluemagma Minecraft
Community Member
6 years ago

WHAT ARE THOSE!!. WHAT ARE THOSE. Really

Erin Dobrinen
Community Member
6 years ago

Methyl Ethyl Ketone would have prevented that. Applied to the statue it would've fused it. Applied to the children...... Well in any case it would've helped!

R Voiles
Community Member
6 years ago

That a Lego statue built in 3 days is valued at $15,000 shows what an effed up world we live in. Should parents control their brats? YES, but Legos are hardly a dead gorilla. This statue was kid bait and, as such, should have child-resistant barriers around it. Such a no-brainer.

Kikka io
Community Member
6 years ago

and no one have killed the child?

Kikka io
Community Member
6 years ago

and no one have killed the child???

Jordan Kay Amelia Doherty
Community Member
6 years ago

you need to have people around so it can not fall over

Llamas and Squids
Community Member
6 years ago

oh that poor guy :O

Vince Piscar
Community Member
6 years ago

One word... Craggle!!!

RubyDejoudrè
Community Member
6 years ago

Ohhhhhhh no

Valerie Sanchez
Community Member
6 years ago

I always assumed they glued the pieces together. Guess not!

seaufke
Community Member
6 years ago

at least no gorillas were hurt & dat tee ;) & good marketing stunt of his nephew!!

Josephine D vison
Community Member
6 years ago

Ohhhh that would make me so mad

AnimeAnimal
Community Member
6 years ago

savage

Random Person...
Community Member
6 years ago

I feel sorry for the guy... And this is exactly why some people hate kids...

Jeremy Burks
Community Member
6 years ago

I agree with the responsibility of the parents but at the same time the person who built that sculpture should have been standing right there paying attention to what's going on cause if it were me who made something like that I would never leave that area.

Lorraine
Community Member
6 years ago

You never know, perhaps the exhibitors were told not to stand by their pieces so that people can admire them.

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Jing Chang
Community Member
6 years ago

Why this Lego statue worth such money ?

ShaneF SR
Community Member
6 years ago

That thing broke into a million pieces, maybe should have had such a fragile object secured with something better than a rope.

Rowan Draper
Community Member
6 years ago

I feel so bad for that dude

Himadri Mandal
Community Member
6 years ago

i'm just sad the child didn't make anything new...

Rachel Lawrence
Community Member
6 years ago

Ahh boy would I hate to be that parent smh

Loraine Mac
Community Member
6 years ago

Ooooooooooooh ! a great big fat fine to those irresponsible parents ! For their disobedient, unruly child and to never, ever buy him any Lego. I hope he was made to pick up ALL the pieces !

Lea Wheeler
Community Member
6 years ago

This is one only child, China where no kid gets disciplined.

Vincent Tang
Community Member
6 years ago

its not just 3days . 3 days is the time of building the head. all that thing have spend about two mounth.

Cracker Jack
Community Member
6 years ago

No more Chinese.

Cheryl Johnson
Community Member
6 years ago

Will the parents be investigated?

Lia.
Community Member
6 years ago

The second I saw this, I knew there would be fights in the comments, blaming, and regular comments BS. Bored panda is supposed to be fun! :(

jeanlycn16
Community Member
6 years ago

==!

Merann Bartle
Community Member
6 years ago

Zhao should have used the Kragle......

Anita Hummelshøj
Community Member
6 years ago

you break it you buy it so dont offer to "compensate" instead pay up!

Username Loading
Community Member
6 years ago

I would have shot the mofo kid. Thank you very much!

Username Loading
Community Member
6 years ago

And the parents too.

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Vikram Phadtare
Community Member
6 years ago

On this path effort never goes to waste, and there is no failure. Even a little effort toward spiritual awareness will protect you from the greatest fear. -The Bhagavad Gita

Narm Chayapat
Community Member
6 years ago

Is that in China?

Carl
Community Member
6 years ago

Err, obviously narm.

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Viv Arney
Community Member
6 years ago

Well, at least an endangered animal wasn't murdered because of a spoiled brat and a criminally negligent parent.

Kristján Ingvarsson
Community Member
6 years ago

for all you blaming the kid for being a kid and the parents for normal https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFiVGSfFauY

Martha Silva
Community Member
6 years ago

To bad it wasn't behind a glass wall. Sad for the artist????

Veleska Harris Pritchard
Community Member
6 years ago

Why didn't he glue it together? He was a good sport about it, though.

Ric Kolseth
Community Member
6 years ago

At least it wasn't King Kong.

Celia McDaniel
Community Member
6 years ago

Awwwwww... That really sucks. :(

J. Vers
Community Member
6 years ago

Wooooooow

Lars Østreim
Community Member
6 years ago

Now he get to start all over again! :)

Patrick Needfx
Community Member
6 years ago

glue it up next time

Amy Holloway
Community Member
6 years ago

Watch the kids next time!

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M.J. J.
Community Member
6 years ago

Even tho the artist turned down the payment from the parents, I would have insisted on paying him, or made a donation for his fave charity.. and MY kid would have consequences at home!! Parents need to teach right and wrong and not think they 're stunting their childrens' creativity and growth by allowing them to live in anarchy.

Stanley Yayo
Community Member
6 years ago

Kids of nowadays are tactless and mannerless. Thank GOD i'm an 80s kid.

Thaneth Treamchanchuchai
Community Member
6 years ago

RIP Harambe? what? his name is Nick? well..... At least They are destroy by the same cause. .....Reckless parents.

Budai, Endre A.
Community Member
6 years ago

This is a similar negligence on the parents' part as for the toddler who fell into the moat in the gorilla compound in Cincinnati. Where were the parents, and what were they looking at when they should have kept an eye on their kid ? Ultimately, the Mom and Dad are responsible for anything that their child does.

astb4
Community Member
6 years ago

idiot parents and devil kid

Herbert Nenenger
Community Member
6 years ago

Kids going through zoo fences in gorilla exhibits, kids trashing art. Where TF are these parents? My kid never did anything like this. It's disgraceful.

Simon Kristensen
Community Member
6 years ago

Well, it's made of LEGO, so it wasn't literally destroyed I guess? Couldn't the artist just reassemble it? Although it must be hell getting 3 days of work trashed in an instant!

Michael Timme
Community Member
6 years ago

Another incident of not tending to a small child with potential consequences. At least an animal didn't have to be killed this time.

Jkcanewton
Community Member
6 years ago

Don't let the up vote fool anybody...that is terrible!

Cheryl Johnson
Community Member
6 years ago

Will the parents be investigated?

Dunsty Mcpants
Community Member
6 years ago

He still got paid. He did the job well. There's evidence of that. Move on. Art is made to be confronted. I never would have heard of or seen this sculpture if it wasn't for that kid. This is a win-win for the artist.

Fayaita Limo
Community Member
6 years ago

I sure hope the parents paid the poor guy back what the statue was worth. That kid tho, ridiculous

Noreen Romano
Community Member
6 years ago

Wow...parents really are dropping the ball these days. HOLD YOUR KID BY THE HAND WHEN YOU'RE AT THE ZOO OR AN EXHIBIT!

Jim Gray
Community Member
6 years ago

Abortion ...too many children,,,parents should pay for his time spent on,and time to rebuild,child should be locked up til 21

Abbie Perkin
Community Member
6 years ago

Thats way over the top... Locked away till 21 for pushing over a statue? Don't be stupid.. I agree the parents should raise their child better, but don't be so ridiculous..

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Randall Selinger
Community Member
6 years ago

Ok, so a stupid artist does something stupid and a stupid kid does it as well, what's the fuss? Anyone stupid enough to make a life sized lego sculpture without gluing the pieces is an idiot, duh!

Jessica Compton
Community Member
6 years ago

hey come on now, stop blaming the parents. Accidents happen. You don't know the full story - there could be plenty of reasons why their eyes were off the child for a few seconds. They wanted to pay the artist for the piece and I'm sure the child was disciplined.

Anna Brunswig
Community Member
6 years ago

So what its not the end of the world.When you do structures like this you put glue.Im calling bull shit

Harold Kumar
Community Member
6 years ago

Keepers should have shot the sculpture

Erdin Ali
Community Member
6 years ago

Beat the shit out of this kid ! ...just joking... ...Beat the shit out of his parents ! NOT JOKING (and maybe after give the kid a good spanking)

Carl
Community Member
6 years ago

Jeesh, it was an ACCIDENT. It's not that fucking important compared to other stuff happening around the world!!!!

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Tero Sohkanen
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6 years ago

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im pretty sure we are talking about 2-3 year old kid.. it doesnt understand what he/she was doing.. and kids in this age are very hard to look after.. you turn your head away from them and they disappear.. so dont blame the kid or the parents, blame the person who thought that security rope is all you need, not some sort of security fence..

Mike Olson
Community Member
6 years ago

Um, no. Security rope IS all you need. If you cant keep an eye on kids then dont have them.

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Arjan
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6 years ago

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In what world is that worth 15k? Such a shame though, but I don't think the kid 'destroyed' it. It's top heavy (weak ankles) so it probably just fell over with a slight touch and shattered on the floor.

Harry Albanis
Community Member
6 years ago

The fact that it was fragile isn't an excuse for terrible parenting.

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DarkLumiya
Community Member
6 years ago

shitty parents, spoiling their kids. If i did that as a kid i would have gotten a beating of a life because i ruined someones work, was an uncivilized idiot for passing the barricade, and embarrassed my parents.

Magalie Merciez
Community Member
6 years ago

You wouldn't have done it anyway because our generation knew better!! We knew the limits and respected it. I fear for the future of humanity :(

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Maheak
Community Member
6 years ago

Children: the weapon of mass destruction

Karen Bunn
Community Member
6 years ago

More like crappy parents; the irresponsible keepers of human WMDs.

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Shana
Community Member
6 years ago

"accidentally pushed it" "climbed under the security ropes" Uhm... so where were the parents to tell their kid not to cross the security ropes, they're there to avoid things like this.... -_-

Mike Olson
Community Member
6 years ago

Im guessing on their phones.

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Daja Lindeman
Community Member
6 years ago

At least it wasn't a giant statue of a gorilla. We know how that would have ended with the Lego's getting shot.

Ray De
Community Member
6 years ago

Haha no need for me to throw down a gorilla comment now...

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George Paracka
Community Member
6 years ago

The great tradgery of our times is that the intelligent people are full of doubts, while the stupid ones are breeding.

SuperGluglu Aroulette
Community Member
6 years ago

Good Lord, that was a harsh one. But It's not wrong though, and It makes it even harsher :/

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Jana Luknárová
Community Member
6 years ago

I would have taken the compensation from the parents, so they can remember to raise their child better than sticking nose where they are not supposed and ruining other people's work.

Ken Michaels
Community Member
6 years ago

Were these the same parents who were at the Cincinnati zoo last week?

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Community Member
6 years ago

"His parents offered to compensate Zhao but the artist declined and gracefully accepted that the incident was simply an unfortunate accident." A great gesture on part of the artist. Hopefully the parents learned a lesson about making sure their children behave.

Lea Wheeler
Community Member
6 years ago

How does one compensate three days of work and, who know how much endless planning. Some people think they can buy their children's out of trouble. At least the artist is left with some beautiful pictures. The parents only have a spoiled brat.

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Courtany Richards
Community Member
6 years ago

If I had done that, my parents would be in jail. Because they would have literally killed me.

Michele Long
Community Member
6 years ago

goes back to the talk of "leashing" the kids in public... not quite a bad idea after all.... my kids loved the children's leashes. They come in neat designs even, teddy bears, back pack styles, etc. They are safety for things like this, as well as keeping your child from being snatched!

Sarah Lennie
Community Member
6 years ago

I 'leashed' my kid last yr at a theme park. I got some dirty stares, but she didn't run off, and no animals and/or exhibits were destroyed.

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Bill
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6 years ago

If only he'd used The Kragle! krazy-glue...d547aa.jpg krazy-glue-574f261d547aa.jpg

Merann Bartle
Community Member
6 years ago

Then everything would have been awesome......

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Victor Nguyen
Community Member
6 years ago

Zootopia 2: Judy Investigates The Gruesome Murder Of Her Partner

Heidi Fancher
Community Member
6 years ago

I hear you. Major lack of parenting skills these days. Work in a thrift store and we have parents bringing in their little ones who take off to the toys area and do as they please pretty much with the parents consent. Then end up destroying things and making a complete mess. So frustrating!

Rayleigh Ng
Community Member
6 years ago

Eh, if it's a shop, try putting a camera pointed at the shelves and make the parents pay for whatever's broken. Heck, you can deliberately leave some more easily breakable toys within their arms reach, then demand compensations when stuffs break.

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Kayla Velten
Community Member
6 years ago

Lots of crappy parenting popping up in the news lately

Hanna
Community Member
6 years ago

Putting a $15K exhibit in a "shopping mall" was asking for trouble in the first place. But... parents just don't bother to look after their kids. I see it every day. Kids destroying things, kids running around when they should be standing in line waiting for a train... accidents waiting to happen and parents just standing there talking to each other or on the phone. Then they want to sue when things go south

SuperGluglu Aroulette
Community Member
6 years ago

Exactly why I don't want to have kids: playing Lego in peace have no price!

Aron Axes
Community Member
6 years ago

Parents AGAIN!! where are the fucking PARENTS!! And what do they teach the kids, don't blame the kid or anybody else. When i was one i knew if i did something wrong i'd get a smack! Welcome to the generation fuck you parents and we must not spank the kids world.

Rachel Rosky
Community Member
6 years ago

Wow, that guy was incredibly gracious, we could all take a lesson from him.

Clare Bear
Community Member
6 years ago

"only the best for Children!" - that tee shirt seems a little ironic!!

Jessica Bertram
Community Member
6 years ago

I call shitty parenting..that piece wasn't just knocked over, it was deliberately smashed. That must've taken a minute...where the hell were the parents of this tornado??

Carl
Community Member
6 years ago

Damn, I wish there was video footage to see too

Geoff Barber
Community Member
6 years ago

The kid must've accidentally done it when the parents weren't looking. I would've gotten such a punishment back in the day if I did that. That's kids for you. Look away for 5 seconds & bam, Murphy's Law. But hey, as a kid, you do at least one dumb thing like that. I don't know one childhood friend who didn't do something stupid like that & ruins somebody's day. Regardless if the parents are at fault for allowing it or the kid itself is to blame for disobeying his parents: You will do & have done at least one stupid thing like this as a kid. Doesn't matter what generation yer from. :-)

enithegreat
Community Member
6 years ago

Accidently? Like how he 'accidentally' knocked over the statue?

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deChelca Cynn
Community Member
6 years ago

I had a leash as a kid. I'm sure it prevented a lot of troubles for my parents.

Nico Merwe
Community Member
6 years ago

Children... Destroying dreams and killing gorillas since forever

Noussa Midi
Community Member
6 years ago

I was about to say at parents don't pay attentiton for their children anymore remebering what happened to the gorilla

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Hilda Ohiro
Community Member
5 years ago

"His parents offered to compensate Zhao but the artist declined and gracefully accepted that the incident was simply an unfortunate accident". This guy is sooooo cool. When I saw the heading, I like totally scrolled down to see what he did to the kid. Bummer!!

José Alejandro Díaz Bravo
Community Member
6 years ago

Never seen Toy Story? Toys were made to play with them.... don't blame a kid if he can't help play with a toy...

zenithorton
Community Member
6 years ago

My mum taught me not to play with other people toys without consent. Parents today are a bunch of retards without no one respect with the other around. Try to shop this days when all parents are more concentrate in the shelves and leave their kids screaming their head off disturbing everyone who is trying to shop in peace. Not respect at all to the people around. Just an advice, If people are not ready to be a competent parent , please shut your bloody legs.

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luna~
Community Member
6 years ago

So sad story...

Jennifer Gan
Community Member
6 years ago

'Offer to compensate'. What an insult.

Rhon
Community Member
6 years ago

PARENTS KEEP YOUR KIDS UNDER CONTROL! TEACH THEM TO RESPECT OTHER PEOPLES PROPERTY! This is what's wrong in the world, people growing up thinking they can do whatever they want whenever they want.

Just A Girl
Community Member
6 years ago

Literally me

Michael Timme
Community Member
6 years ago

Another incident of not tending to a small child in a place with potential consequences. At least an animal didn't have to be killed this time.

Diane Eppley-Suffern
Community Member
6 years ago

WHY ARE PARENTS UNABLE TO MANAGE THEIR SMALL CHILDREN? What is actually going on right now?

Brian Zhong
Community Member
6 years ago

Wow the artist was soooo forgiving. He didnt even want any compensation for that?!

JACOB MULL
Community Member
4 months ago

I would of BEAT the living s**t out of that little b***h a*s kid bc it took you hard work and dedication for this and plus you dont GET THE 15,000 NAH Bruh that kid is spoiled and NEED to GET shot up i would kill that little s**t b***h a*s kid on me bruh >:(

JACOB MULL
Community Member
4 months ago

i would of beat the s**t out of that kid real s**t I SO MAD LIKE BRUH IS your kid R******D or somthing

Ezra Zufar
Community Member
1 year ago

I hope that kid goes to hell

Jazmyn B (Jaz)
Community Member
5 years ago

That kid... I want to bash him real good. The poor man! I'm really, really surprised that took a few days, I had to reread it to make sure I didn't mistake 'days' for 'years'!

Rob Gene
Community Member
5 years ago

must be a clinton voter,. they fuck up everything

Carly Botting
Community Member
5 years ago

Oh no. Good job for not just going off your rocker at the kid.

Karyle Santos
Community Member
5 years ago

im an artist , this makes me hurt :(

bluemagma Minecraft
Community Member
6 years ago

WHAT ARE THOSE!!. WHAT ARE THOSE. Really

Erin Dobrinen
Community Member
6 years ago

Methyl Ethyl Ketone would have prevented that. Applied to the statue it would've fused it. Applied to the children...... Well in any case it would've helped!

R Voiles
Community Member
6 years ago

That a Lego statue built in 3 days is valued at $15,000 shows what an effed up world we live in. Should parents control their brats? YES, but Legos are hardly a dead gorilla. This statue was kid bait and, as such, should have child-resistant barriers around it. Such a no-brainer.

Kikka io
Community Member
6 years ago

and no one have killed the child?

Kikka io
Community Member
6 years ago

and no one have killed the child???

Jordan Kay Amelia Doherty
Community Member
6 years ago

you need to have people around so it can not fall over

Llamas and Squids
Community Member
6 years ago

oh that poor guy :O

Vince Piscar
Community Member
6 years ago

One word... Craggle!!!

RubyDejoudrè
Community Member
6 years ago

Ohhhhhhh no

Valerie Sanchez
Community Member
6 years ago

I always assumed they glued the pieces together. Guess not!

seaufke
Community Member
6 years ago

at least no gorillas were hurt & dat tee ;) & good marketing stunt of his nephew!!

Josephine D vison
Community Member
6 years ago

Ohhhh that would make me so mad

AnimeAnimal
Community Member
6 years ago

savage

Random Person...
Community Member
6 years ago

I feel sorry for the guy... And this is exactly why some people hate kids...

Jeremy Burks
Community Member
6 years ago

I agree with the responsibility of the parents but at the same time the person who built that sculpture should have been standing right there paying attention to what's going on cause if it were me who made something like that I would never leave that area.

Lorraine
Community Member
6 years ago

You never know, perhaps the exhibitors were told not to stand by their pieces so that people can admire them.

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Jing Chang
Community Member
6 years ago

Why this Lego statue worth such money ?

ShaneF SR
Community Member
6 years ago

That thing broke into a million pieces, maybe should have had such a fragile object secured with something better than a rope.

Rowan Draper
Community Member
6 years ago

I feel so bad for that dude

Himadri Mandal
Community Member
6 years ago

i'm just sad the child didn't make anything new...

Rachel Lawrence
Community Member
6 years ago

Ahh boy would I hate to be that parent smh

Loraine Mac
Community Member
6 years ago

Ooooooooooooh ! a great big fat fine to those irresponsible parents ! For their disobedient, unruly child and to never, ever buy him any Lego. I hope he was made to pick up ALL the pieces !

Lea Wheeler
Community Member
6 years ago

This is one only child, China where no kid gets disciplined.

Vincent Tang
Community Member
6 years ago

its not just 3days . 3 days is the time of building the head. all that thing have spend about two mounth.

Cracker Jack
Community Member
6 years ago

No more Chinese.

Cheryl Johnson
Community Member
6 years ago

Will the parents be investigated?

Lia.
Community Member
6 years ago

The second I saw this, I knew there would be fights in the comments, blaming, and regular comments BS. Bored panda is supposed to be fun! :(

jeanlycn16
Community Member
6 years ago

==!

Merann Bartle
Community Member
6 years ago

Zhao should have used the Kragle......

Anita Hummelshøj
Community Member
6 years ago

you break it you buy it so dont offer to "compensate" instead pay up!

Username Loading
Community Member
6 years ago

I would have shot the mofo kid. Thank you very much!

Username Loading
Community Member
6 years ago

And the parents too.

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Vikram Phadtare
Community Member
6 years ago

On this path effort never goes to waste, and there is no failure. Even a little effort toward spiritual awareness will protect you from the greatest fear. -The Bhagavad Gita

Narm Chayapat
Community Member
6 years ago

Is that in China?

Carl
Community Member
6 years ago

Err, obviously narm.

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Viv Arney
Community Member
6 years ago

Well, at least an endangered animal wasn't murdered because of a spoiled brat and a criminally negligent parent.

Kristján Ingvarsson
Community Member
6 years ago

for all you blaming the kid for being a kid and the parents for normal https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFiVGSfFauY

Martha Silva
Community Member
6 years ago

To bad it wasn't behind a glass wall. Sad for the artist????

Veleska Harris Pritchard
Community Member
6 years ago

Why didn't he glue it together? He was a good sport about it, though.

Ric Kolseth
Community Member
6 years ago

At least it wasn't King Kong.

Celia McDaniel
Community Member
6 years ago

Awwwwww... That really sucks. :(

J. Vers
Community Member
6 years ago

Wooooooow

Lars Østreim
Community Member
6 years ago

Now he get to start all over again! :)

Patrick Needfx
Community Member
6 years ago

glue it up next time

Amy Holloway
Community Member
6 years ago

Watch the kids next time!

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M.J. J.
Community Member
6 years ago

Even tho the artist turned down the payment from the parents, I would have insisted on paying him, or made a donation for his fave charity.. and MY kid would have consequences at home!! Parents need to teach right and wrong and not think they 're stunting their childrens' creativity and growth by allowing them to live in anarchy.

Stanley Yayo
Community Member
6 years ago

Kids of nowadays are tactless and mannerless. Thank GOD i'm an 80s kid.

Thaneth Treamchanchuchai
Community Member
6 years ago

RIP Harambe? what? his name is Nick? well..... At least They are destroy by the same cause. .....Reckless parents.

Budai, Endre A.
Community Member
6 years ago

This is a similar negligence on the parents' part as for the toddler who fell into the moat in the gorilla compound in Cincinnati. Where were the parents, and what were they looking at when they should have kept an eye on their kid ? Ultimately, the Mom and Dad are responsible for anything that their child does.

astb4
Community Member
6 years ago

idiot parents and devil kid

Herbert Nenenger
Community Member
6 years ago

Kids going through zoo fences in gorilla exhibits, kids trashing art. Where TF are these parents? My kid never did anything like this. It's disgraceful.

Simon Kristensen
Community Member
6 years ago

Well, it's made of LEGO, so it wasn't literally destroyed I guess? Couldn't the artist just reassemble it? Although it must be hell getting 3 days of work trashed in an instant!

Michael Timme
Community Member
6 years ago

Another incident of not tending to a small child with potential consequences. At least an animal didn't have to be killed this time.

Jkcanewton
Community Member
6 years ago

Don't let the up vote fool anybody...that is terrible!

Cheryl Johnson
Community Member
6 years ago

Will the parents be investigated?

Dunsty Mcpants
Community Member
6 years ago

He still got paid. He did the job well. There's evidence of that. Move on. Art is made to be confronted. I never would have heard of or seen this sculpture if it wasn't for that kid. This is a win-win for the artist.

Fayaita Limo
Community Member
6 years ago

I sure hope the parents paid the poor guy back what the statue was worth. That kid tho, ridiculous

Noreen Romano
Community Member
6 years ago

Wow...parents really are dropping the ball these days. HOLD YOUR KID BY THE HAND WHEN YOU'RE AT THE ZOO OR AN EXHIBIT!

Jim Gray
Community Member
6 years ago

Abortion ...too many children,,,parents should pay for his time spent on,and time to rebuild,child should be locked up til 21

Abbie Perkin
Community Member
6 years ago

Thats way over the top... Locked away till 21 for pushing over a statue? Don't be stupid.. I agree the parents should raise their child better, but don't be so ridiculous..

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Randall Selinger
Community Member
6 years ago

Ok, so a stupid artist does something stupid and a stupid kid does it as well, what's the fuss? Anyone stupid enough to make a life sized lego sculpture without gluing the pieces is an idiot, duh!

Jessica Compton
Community Member
6 years ago

hey come on now, stop blaming the parents. Accidents happen. You don't know the full story - there could be plenty of reasons why their eyes were off the child for a few seconds. They wanted to pay the artist for the piece and I'm sure the child was disciplined.

Anna Brunswig
Community Member
6 years ago

So what its not the end of the world.When you do structures like this you put glue.Im calling bull shit

Harold Kumar
Community Member
6 years ago

Keepers should have shot the sculpture

Erdin Ali
Community Member
6 years ago

Beat the shit out of this kid ! ...just joking... ...Beat the shit out of his parents ! NOT JOKING (and maybe after give the kid a good spanking)

Carl
Community Member
6 years ago

Jeesh, it was an ACCIDENT. It's not that fucking important compared to other stuff happening around the world!!!!

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Tero Sohkanen
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6 years ago

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im pretty sure we are talking about 2-3 year old kid.. it doesnt understand what he/she was doing.. and kids in this age are very hard to look after.. you turn your head away from them and they disappear.. so dont blame the kid or the parents, blame the person who thought that security rope is all you need, not some sort of security fence..

Mike Olson
Community Member
6 years ago

Um, no. Security rope IS all you need. If you cant keep an eye on kids then dont have them.

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Arjan
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6 years ago

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In what world is that worth 15k? Such a shame though, but I don't think the kid 'destroyed' it. It's top heavy (weak ankles) so it probably just fell over with a slight touch and shattered on the floor.

Harry Albanis
Community Member
6 years ago

The fact that it was fragile isn't an excuse for terrible parenting.

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