Giant emojis painted on house roil California community

MANHATTAN BEACH — A Southern California seaside community is
in an uproar after a home was given a new paint job featuring two
huge emojis on a bright pink background.

Manhattan Beach residents railed against the makeover during a
City Council meeting Tuesday night, citing problems with

One speaker called the paint job graffiti and another said it
was an attack on neighbors.

Both bright yellow emojis are cross-eyed and have distinctly big

One has a goofy expression with its tongue hanging out. The
other has its mouth zippered shut.

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The new paint job appeared after neighbors reported the home was
being used for short-term rentals and the homeowner was fined

Owner Kathryn Kidd told KABC-TV
she didn’t realize short-term
rentals weren’t allowed and she denies the redecoration is

Source: FS – All – Real Estate News 1
Giant emojis painted on house roil California community