Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Uma Takes over Starring Role in Artist's Mural

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Uma Takes over Starring Role in Artist's Mural

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A MURAL depicting Hollywood actor Kevin Spacey, who has been accused of harassing young men, has been covered over with an image of screen star Uma Thurman.

The striking image of Thurman - as the protagonist in Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill - has been meticulously spray-painted on a wall in Burnage.

It depicts Thurman as bloodspattered assassin 'The Bride', who embarks on a 'roaring rampage of revenge' against her attackers.

By taking pride of place on a brick wall close to Kingsway, the image will be visible to the hundreds of commuters who pass it each day.

Thurman recently made allegations of abuse against former Miramax boss Harvey Weinstein.

The actress last month alleged Weinstein assaulted her at a London hotel in the 1990s, but that she'd managed to 'wriggle away'.

Kevin Weinstein, 65, denies her claims and allegations of non-consensual sex made against him by other women.

Actress Thurman is a supporter of the 'Me Too' movement, which highlights allegations of sexual harassment. …

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