BROOKLYN, N.Y. — GoldenPalace.com made room in their ever-increasing collection of pop-culture oddities by purchasing an item that brings new meaning to the term “celebrity crap.” The online casino bought Suri Cruise’s Bronzed Baby Poop for $10,000, which will be going to the Kristin Brooks Hope Center.
The Bronzed Baby Poop is an original sculpture by artist Daniel Edwards who was commissioned to create the work of art by the Capla Kesting Fine Art gallery. According to their website, the poop is “purportedly cast from the excretion of [Suri’s] first solid meal…the baby poop [is cast] with a bronze finish and mounted on a base that includes a brass plate engraved with baby Suri’s name.”
The proceeds from this sale will go to the Kristin Brooks Hope Center, a charity dedicated to preventing suicide by treating various types of depression. Ironically, one of the Hope Center’s specialties is treating post partum depression; the illness that actress Brooke Shields sought treatment for, resulting in a heavy rebuke from Scientologist Tom Cruise. The actor has since apologized for the incident.
“This is a wonderful charity and we are pleased to help contribute to their admirable efforts,” said GoldenPalace.com CEO Richard Rowe. “It is rather surreal that a couple of pieces of baby poop could raise money for charity, but anything is possible these days. We welcome the bronzed poop into our collection of strange items.”
GoldenPalace.com has made a name for themselves by buying strange and sometimes ridiculous items that make headlines worldwide. Their assortment of oddities is currently touring the US in a traveling museum. Included are such well-known items as the Britney Spears Pregnancy Test, William Shatner’s Kidney Stone, and the wildly popular Virgin Mary Grilled Cheese Sandwich. The baby poop will take it’s rightful place in Golden Palace’s motley collection of American pop-culture.
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