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Giant Butt Plug In Paris Is Supposed To Be A Christmas Tree But Clearly Isn't

17/10/2014 09:29 | Updated 20 October 2014

Don't snigger it's a Christmas tree. Seriously, it's by a renowned artist and it's called 'Tree'.

But yes, it totally looks like a butt plug.

The 24 foot, inflatable piece by Paul McCarthy has been installed in the Place Vendôme in Paris, usually more famous for it's stunning 18th century architecture.

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Yeah that's not ambiguous at all...

Needless to say the reaction has been a little mixed.

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The potential for perspective photos is staggering

Well by 'mixed' we mean no one believes it's a Christmas Tree.

Room for improvement?

Besty makes a valid point to be fair.

And in all fairness, on balance it's gone down pretty well.

For those wanting to indulge their sex-toy shaped fetishes further, visitors can also peruse a gallery filled with smaller versions of the 'Tree'.

Paul McCarthy has a history of fairly provocative artwork having previously displayed a pair of sculptures of George W Bush having sex and a Christmas dwarf holding a tree that looked like, yes you've guessed it, a butt plug.

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