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Horrendous statue of Melania Trump is unveiled in her Slovenian hometown

Melania Trump's hometown of Sevnica in Slovenia has just unveiled this wooden statue of its most famous daughter - but some locals aren't impressed

Melania Trumps hometown of Sevnica in Slovenia has just unveiled this wooden statue of its most famous daughter – but some locals arent impressed (Pictures: AFP/AP)

A controversial statue of US First Lady Melania Trump has been erected in her Slovenian hometown.

Sevnica in central Slovenia now boasts what it is claimed is the first ever statue of the US first lady, carved by local artist Alex Maxi Zupevc.

And despite their pride for the towns most famous daughter, many locals are not impressed with the wooden tribute to Mrs Trump.

One resident said It doesnt look anything like Melania.

Its a Smurfette. Its a disgrace, ITV reports.

The newly-unveiled statue of Melania Trump, by artist Alex Maxi Zupevc, has divided locals in her Slovenian hometown of SevnicA

The newly-unveiled statue of Melania Trump, by artist Alex Maxi Zupevc, has divided locals in her Slovenian hometown of Sevnica (Picture: AFP)

Another local said: Its not okay. Its a disgrace.Thats what I have to say.

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Images show the monument depicting the US first lady with an unusual facial expression and her hand raised as if she was waving.

It is dressed in the powder blue Ralph Lauren suit Mrs Trump wore to her husbands inauguration as President of the United States in January 2017.

The statue is the brainchild of US artist Brade Downey. He hired local craftsman Ales Zupevc, known as Maxi, to create the sculpture.

It is said that Downey gave the artist free reign over the design of the figure.

The wooden Melania statue has been made to look as if it is wearing the same blue Ralph Lauren suit the First Lady wore to her husband's inauguration as president in January 2017

The wooden Melania statue has been made to look as if it is wearing the same blue Ralph Lauren suit the First Lady wore to her husbands inauguration as president in January 2017 (Picutre: AFP)

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