Hollywood Sign Now Reads 'Hollyweed'

Police investigating New Year's Eve prank
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jan 1, 2017 11:59 AM CST

Los Angeles residents woke up on New Year's Day to find that the famed Hollywood sign read instead, "HOLLYWeeD," the AP reports. A prankster apparently vandalized the sign overnight, and Los Angeles police are investigating, KABC-TV reports. It's not clear why the iconic sign was adjusted as such, but the AP notes that California voted in November to legalize recreational marijuana use beginning in 2018. (Read more Hollywood stories.)

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