This Guy Had to Censor His Mooning Scarecrow After His Neighbors Complained
If you haven't caught an accidental glimpse of your neighbor in some form of undress, then are you even neighbors? It happens, there's a mild, mutual embarrassment, and then everyone moves on. Except, in Sandy Springs, Georgia, where that neighbor is a pumpkin scarecrow who moons the community with his thicc pumpkin butt all season long.
Mike O'Neill's now-infamous "Pumpkin Man" has been making the...c heeky statement for a decade now, but after receiving numerous complaints, the Grogan Bluff Homeowners Association has asked him to remove the "offensive" yard decor, according to local news reports.
Instead of pulling the display entirely, O'Neill got creative and added a "censored" sign to cover our friend's exposed behind -- which, let us not forget, is actually just a pumpkin.
A “mooning pumpkin man” becomes the butt of a neighborhood joke. Why the HOA won’t turn the other cheek & how YOU can play a part in this pumpkin’s future at 4&5pm on @cbs46. I’ll tell you LIVE how to get involved in the pun! 🎃 #HalloweenWars #Halloween #pumpkin #HOA pic.twitter.com/HYvb0nNlyZ— Brittany Edney (@BrittanyEdney) October 15, 2019
"It’s purely to break up the monotony of life a little bit and have a little bit of fun," he told CBS affiliate WGCL. "We get a lot of chuckles out of it." According to O'Neill, they've received "great feedback" from the stunt. "People laughed. Lots of picture taking. People stopped their cars," he added.
Though the HOA was clearly not so keen on Pumpkin Man, the internet is.
"I guess some people just don't have a sense of humor these days," one user tweeted. "[HOA's are] taking their petty power and abusing people," another added.
#FreeThePumpkinButt, anyone? ANYONE??
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