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Bizarre video shows woman cleaning the CROTCH of a statue

  • Woman spotted vigorously scrubbing a statue’s crotch on an Australian street
  • Bizarre footage shows her buffing the area with a cloth while wearing gloves
  • The statue is of Henry Bastow who was the Victorian Architect and Surveyor

An interesting video has emerged of a woman taking it upon herself to get some housecleaning duties done on an Australian street. 

The charitable individual rolled up her sleeves in a video shared to Facebook o n Wednesday, to polish the crotch of a Melbourne statue. 

Bizarre footage of the event shows the woman taking the job very seriously, resting a leg on a step as she gets to work in broad daylight. 

A woman has rolled up her sleeves to polish the crotch of a Melbourne statue in a video shared to Facebook on Wednesday

The woman, who ties her hair back in a ponytail for the task, appears to apply a liquid solution to a white cloth before she begins scrubbing the problem area. 

She concentrates on the statue’s groin, buffing vigorously as she makes sure not to miss a spot.

The woman protected herself from germs with a pair of cleaning gloves.  

Bizarre footage of the event shows the woman taking the job very seriously, resting a leg on a step as she gets to work

Bizarre footage of the event shows the woman taking the job very seriously, resting a leg on a step as she gets to work

Uploaded by Brown Cardigan, the video is captioned: ‘America is over there pulling down statues, and Australia is all like…’ 

The reason behind the woman’s peculiar fascination with the cleanliness of the statue’s crotch is unknown, but commenters were quick to make suggestions. 

‘Just pulling statues,’ another larrikin added.

The woman appears to apply a liquid solution to a white cloth before she begins scrubbing the problem area

The woman appears to apply a liquid solution to a white cloth before she begins scrubbing the problem area

One joked about what the video said of the country as a whole: ‘Australia truly is a fascinating land,’ they wrote.

The statue is of the late Henry Bastow who was the Victorian Architect and Surveyor for the State Schools division from 1873 to 1894.

It was erected in 2011 in honour of his work in constructing more than 600 schools within five years.         

The Henry Bastow statue stands at 603 Queensberry Street in North Melbourne, Australia

The Henry Bastow statue stands at 603 Queensberry Street in North Melbourne, Australia

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