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There's the Lucy We Love! Get a First Look at the New Lucille Ball Statue

Originally posted 08/06/2016 08:35AM

It looks like Lucy's got that Vitametavegamin taste out of her mouth – she's finally smiling!

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So Long, 'Scary Lucy'! Replacement Lucille Ball Statue to Be Unveiled on What Would Have Been the Star's 105th Birthday

Originally posted 08/02/2016 10:00AM

Residents of Celoron, New York, can officially rest easy – that "Scary Lucy" statue is on its way out.

The now-notorious life-size bronze statue of Lucille Ball, erected in 2009, became a viral sensation last year after being mocked for its eerie stare, toothy grin and general lack of likeness to the actress – hence earning it the nickname "Scary Lucy" and "Ugly Lucy."

Now, a less frightening statue of the star is set to replace the original in her hometown of Celoron, with an unveiling this Saturday on what would have been Ball's 105th birthday.

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Carol Burnett Explains How Lucille Ball Got a NSFW Nickname

Carol Burnett Explains How Lucille Ball Got a NSFW Nickname

Originally posted 01/21/2016 11:30PM

Carol Burnett, 82, says it was her good friend Lucille Ball who gave her some very valuable career advice.

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Cate Blanchett to Play Lucille Ball in Aaron Sorkin-Penned Biopic

Cate Blanchett to Play Lucille Ball in Aaron Sorkin-Penned Biopic

Originally posted 09/02/2015 11:20PM

Cate Blanchett is set to play the lead role in an upcoming biopic about I Love Lucy star Lucille Ball, The Wrap reports. Newsroom creator Aaron Sorkin is writing the script for the film, which has been authorized by Ball's family. Her children, Lucie Arnaz and Desi Arnaz Jr., will co-produce.

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Artist Who Created 'Scary' Lucille Ball Sculpture Offers to Fix It for Free

Artist Who Created 'Scary' Lucille Ball Sculpture Offers to Fix It for Free

Originally posted 04/07/2015 02:30AM

The sculptor who created a sculpture of Lucille Ball that created an outcry in her hometown and calls for its removal is now offering to fix it for free.

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From EW: Lucille Ball Fans Want This Terrifying Statue Removed from Her Hometown

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From EW: Lucille Ball Fans Want This Terrifying Statue Removed from Her Hometown

Originally posted 04/04/2015 03:50PM

The bronze sculpture looks so unlike Ball that fans actually think it does her a disservice

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I Love Lucy Turns 63: See Rare Photos of Its Star, Lucille Ball

I Love Lucy Turns 63: See Rare Photos of Its Star, Lucille Ball

Originally posted 10/15/2014 04:30PM

The iconic TV comedy debuted Oct. 15, 1951, on CBS

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Guess Whose Emmy Record Julia Louis-Dreyfus Has Surpassed (Hint: Red Hair)

UpdatePosted 07/18/2013 04:30PM

Julia Louis-Dreyfus Surpasses Lucille Ball's Record & Makes Emmy History

Originally posted 07/18/2013 12:40PM

We all love Lucy, but when it comes to Emmy nominations, Julia Louis-Dreyfus finally has the iconic comedienne beat.

On Thursday, the erstwhile Seinfeld star made Emmy history when she received her 14th Emmy nomination in the category of outstanding lead actress in a comedy series, surpassing the record long-held by I Love Lucy star – and enduring TV favorite – Lucille Ball.

Louis-Dreyfus, 52, nabbed the nod for her role as gaffe-prone Vice President Selina Meyer on the HBO show Veep. It's her second nomination in this category for her fictitious beltway role, and she took home the statue in 2012.

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