Mickey Statue Is Missing

Disney Statue Missing
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Fans walking down Main Street, U.S.A., will be surprised to see that the Platinum Mickey Mouse Statue is nowhere to be found. Instead, the flowerbed at the end of Town Square remains completely empty. While it’s always sad to see a Mickey statue being removed, this particular removal has some fans rejoicing. One question remains: why was the statue removed, and when will it come back?

Disney100 Mickey Statue Misses the Mark

Disneyland Resort is in the middle of enjoying the 100 Years of Wonder Celebration. The whole Park has gotten a Disney100 makeover. Mesmerizing lights, banners, and platinum accents have made the Park look absolutely fantastic this year. Both Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park have undergone major redecorating for the Disney100 celebration.

A focal point of the new decorations is the Platinum statues that Disney has made to honor the iconic characters made by Walt Disney Animation Studios. There is no character more iconic or essential than Mickey Mouse, whose new statue was given a prime location in the Town Square at the end of Main Street, U.S.A. A Minnie Mouse statue was put further down the street, in front of the Plaza Inn.

While Disney fans loved the Mickey Mouse statue, they were less pleased to see the quote underneath it.

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Massive Mistake Irritates Fans

If there’s one person not to misquote at Disneyland, its Walt Disney himself. The banner on the Disney100 platinum Mickey statue read, “It all started with a mouse.

The infamous quote spoken by Walt Disney was, “I only hope that we never lose sight of one thing: that it was all started by a mouse.

Fans immediately expressed their disappointment at the typo. It seemed like a lazy mistake for a celebration that clearly took so much time and effort.

Disney Recognises Mistake and Removes Statue

After noticing the public outcry, Disneyland Park decided to remove the statute a couple of days ago. The flower bed where it once stood now remains empty. The public consensus is that the statute will be corrected and reinstalled within a couple of days. Social media fans have already poke fun at the missing statue.

During a festival honoring the accomplishments of Walt Disney Company history, it is essential that all quotes from Walt are accurate. We hope to see the statue fixed and back in Disneyland Park as soon as possible.

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About Eva Miller

Eva was born and raised in the beautiful state of Oregon but has since relocated and lives in New York City. Since she was young, Eva has loved to perform in musicals, especially Disney ones! Through performing, Disney’s music became the soundtrack of her childhood. Today, Eva loves to write about all the exciting happenings for the Walt Disney Company. In her free time, Eva loves to travel, spend time in nature, and go to Broadway shows. Her favorite Disney movie is 'Lilo and Stitch,' and her favorite Park is Disney's Animal Kingdom.