They planned to take the king’s doll hostage

They planned to take the king’s doll hostage

Demonstrators planned to kidnap the wax figures of the king and hold her hostage Tom Johnson and Eilidh McFadden charged with criminal damage for smearing chocolate cake on King Charles’ wax figure at Madame Tussauds last year

Climate protesters plotted to kidnap the wax figure of King Charles from the Madame Tussauds museum in London, but regretted it and decided to smear cake on her face instead. Tom Johnson, 29, and Eilidh McFadden, 20, were convicted of plotting to hold the wax figure hostage as part of from their ongoing protests regarding the climate crisis.

However, the couple scrapped their plans as they thought it would be “too scary”, and instead had a cake on top of the royal wax in October last year. At Westminster Magistrates’ Court in London, a hearing was held yesterday (Wednesday) regarding the two criminals from Scotland, they stood next to the wax doll and removed their coats to reveal shirts with the name of the protest on them.

The cost of cleaning and repairing the figurines, especially the wax model of the king cost about 5000 dollars. “There was white foam on the image of Prince William and the princess Kate and on the floor. The second were convicted on Wednesday by District Judge Nita Minas.

Johnson was given a 12-month suspended sentence and ordered to pay £1,750 in compensation, plus £250 in court costs.

McFadden, who has previous convictions related to climate activism, was given menial work and must pay £1,750 in compensation and £250 in court costs.


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