Pete Doherty Soon To Be Jesus

Pete Doherty Soon To Be Jesus fashion

It’s been a slow news week so we apologize for all the people bashing (not really sorry) so I officially found the greatest news of the day courtesy of TheSuperficial.

Pete Doherty commissioned a sculpture of himself being crucified -style. Apparently, Pete and his friend artist Nick Reynolds feel Pete is a tortured Messiah, according to The Sun:

The “disturbing artwork” will be carved in marble and show Doherty being tortured, surrounded by strips of newspapers — symbolising his crucifixion by the media. Reynolds insists he came up with the idea a long time ago and it has taken three years to come to fruition.

The Sun received behind-the-scenes photos of the sculpting process from Pete and the irony wasn’t lost on them:

Unfortunately Pete looks more like Han Solo when he is in his carbon coffin in Jabba’s Palace in Star Wars than Michaelangelo’s David.
The exclusive behind-the-scenes pictures above of Pete’s plaster session were given to me — for a bit of publicity. Er, just a minute. Any slight contradiction here, Mr Doherty?

Whoa, whoa, whoa. Okay, comparing himself to is understandable. They’re both imaginary characters. Makes sense. But as Han Motherfucking Solo?! BLASPHEMY!

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