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'Disgusted' Clifton Neighbor Destroys Dentist's Playboy Display

The woman showed up to Wayne Grigi's Grove Street office Tuesday with clippers and began cutting off the mannequin's lingeries as reporter Andrew Ramos recorded.
The woman showed up to Wayne Grigi's Grove Street office Tuesday with clippers and began cutting off the mannequin's lingeries as reporter Andrew Ramos recorded. Photo Credit: Andrew Ramos Pix11

A woman who said she was disgusted by a Clifton dentist's Easter Playboy display took it upon herself to take it down.

Desire Shepstone showed up at Wayne Gangi's Grove Street office with clippers and began cutting off the mannequins' lingerie as reporter Andrew Ramos recorded her.

She carried the dolls off the lawn, telling Ramos that she was sick of having to look at it from her home across the street.

Clifton police on Wednesday charged Shepstone with criminal mischief .

The man she lives with says she wasn't outraged but simply wanted attention .

Gangi, meanwhile, said he plans to rebuild his masterpiece and file a restraining order against Shepstone.

Some Clifton residents said they were embarrassed by her reaction.

"Unbelievable," one told Daily Voice. "You have a right to your opinion but you don’t have a right to trespass and vandalize."

A member of a Clifton Facebook group suggested residents purchase their own mannequins in solidarity with Gangi.

"No one questioned that he could have the display up, including the mayor," the woman said. "The issue was the tastefulness."

Gangi -- who some have nicknamed Hefner -- has attracted attention to his office many times for his over-the-top holiday displays. Last Halloween, he had bloody corpses and zombies strewn across his lawn.

This look has garnered the most attention yet.

A Clifton dentist's Easter display is a turn-off for some.

The dolls popped up back in February for Valentine's Day and sported bunny ears for St. Patrick's Day a month later.

The girls were still rocking those while holding baskets of Easter eggs and sporting fishnets, silky lingeries and pastel wigs -- until Shepstone came along.

Click here to watch Ramos' report.

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