When people think of the Easter Bunny, most probably don’t have an image of a Playboy Bunny hop into their mind.
Except if they happen to drive by the office of a dentist in Clifton, New Jersey, this spring.
Wayne Gangi has created an uproar among some locals by populating the front lawn of his Grove Street office with mannequins carrying Easter baskets while dressed in sexy lingerie, fishnet stockings and colorful wigs with bunny ears.
The mannequins had made previous appearances for Valentine’s Day and were adorned with green attire for St. Patrick’s Day.
As local media were covering the risqué display on Tuesday, a neighbor identified as Desire Mozek took a pair of garden shears to dismantle the arrangement.
“I think I did something right,” Mozek told WPIX-TV. “That’s disgusting already.”
“I got a son, you know, he’s 16 years old. He’s a good boy, you know? He doesn’t need to see this every time I take him back from school and stuff.”
— WBAL-TV 11 Baltimore (@wbaltv11) April 10, 2019
Robin Gibson, whose husband is a councilman in Clifton, told the North Jersey Record that reaction has been quite mixed to the display.
“Some people are finding it very inappropriate; others are finding it hilarious,” she said.
Councilwoman Lauren Murphy told the paper she has not heard any complaints.
“Lots of people are saying everyone should mind their own business and if they don’t like it should drive a different way,” Murphy said.
A NJ woman said she was offended by her neighbor’s sexy Easter decorations.
Instead of filing a complaint w/the city of Clifton, she grabbed a pair of garden sheers and dismantled the entire display – IN FRONT OF OUR CAMERAS.
— Andrew Ramos (@AndrewRamosTV) April 9, 2019
Gangi called his bunnies a “spoof,” saying he liked the Playboy Bunnies as a kid, and thought the display would be funny.
“This one came back to bite me,” Gangi told the Record, as the disassembled arms and legs of the plastic models were piled in his garage.
He says the damage to the display runs between $500 and $1,000.
Police in Clifton are reportedly investigating the matter, and it was unclear Wednesday if the woman would face any criminal charges.
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