ENTERPRISE, Ala. (WDHN) — The now-famous McWeevil statue in the City of Progress has been damaged and is now being taken into surgery.
Management at the Murphy Family Restaurants McDonald’s in Enterprise tells WDHN News, that McWeevil was damaged after kids tried hanging from his arms.
The Happy Meal and McDonald’s soft drink that McWeevil holds in each of his hands also had minor damage.
The statue is made partially of fiberglass. Management says McWeevil is now being repaired to ensure no one gets hurt in the future. It’s expected to be good as new by next week.
Vandalism is not suspected. According to management, they plan on adding cameras just as an extra precaution to ensure the safety of all of McWeevil’s enthusiastic visitors.