Recently Twitter has been losing their mind over a statue of Abraham Lincoln in the Los Angeles Federal Courthouse. Twitter user, Zach Stentz, recently posted a picture of the statue that features a younger shirtless version of the 16th President and people are into it.
The statue has been in the courthouse for nearly 80 years. It was created by James Lee Hansen, back in 1939 for a contest that would allow public art to have a place in the courthouse.
Hansen explained back in 1941 why he went the shirtless route, “Well, from a sculpturing standpoint, it’s better to show the body without any clothes. That’s why I left ’em off.”
Thankfully, Producer and Board Op Blake Doan made the perfect comparison. This younger Abraham Lincoln statue is basically Shawn Mendes.
I mean have you seen his new Calvin Klein AD? It's the real life version of the shirtless Abe Lincoln.
Look at the pictures side to side and try to tell us they aren't the same person.
Now you'll never look at Shawn Mendes again the same.
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