Artist puts prison bars over Donald Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star

President Donald Trump’s oft-vandalized star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is the subject of another protest.

British-born street artist Plastic Jesus on Wednesday morning placed a sidewalk version of prison bars atop the star, which was replaced in July following a pickax attack.

“Today I put @realDonaldTrump behind bars,” the artist wrote on Twitter.

The artist emailed photographs of the bars to HuffPost later Wednesday:

He also shared footage and additional photos of the stunt to Instagram:

“There have been calls to jail Trump since the day he was elected, and today he was certainly put behind bars,” Plastic Jesus wrote in the email.

“Although it was very quickly damaged by a Trump supporter trying to remove it the bars did appear to be stuck fast and were there several hours later ― to the amusement of thousands of passing tourists,” he added.

The artist did not immediately respond to HuffPost’s request for further comment.

In 2016, Plastic Jesus protested Trump’s proposed U.S.-Mexico border barrier by constructing a tiny wall around the star:

And in August, he added child-sized bulletproof vests to displays in stores across Los Angeles to make a point about deadly school shootings.

Trump’s star, installed in 2007, has been attacked by vandals and street artists repeatedly since he took office. West Hollywood City Council voted unanimously over the summer for its removal, but the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, which controls the Walk of Fame, says it has never taken away a star.

Trump was awarded the star for work on the Miss Universe pageant.

Trump's Walk of Fame star was also recently destroyed:

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 25: Donald Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame Star is vandalized on July 25, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images)
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HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 25: Donald Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame Star is vandalized on July 25, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 25: Donald Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame Star is vandalized on July 25, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images)
Rubble remains in the place where the Star of US President Donald J. Trump on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was destroyed by a vandal in the early morning hours on July 25, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by DAVID MCNEW / AFP) (Photo credit should read DAVID MCNEW/AFP/Getty Images)
President Donald Trump's star is seen after it was vandalized on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S. July 25, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 25: The remains of President Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on July 25, 2018 in Hollywood, California. The star was vandalized overnight. (Photo by Katharine Lotze/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 25: Donald Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame Star is vandalized on July 25, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - JULY 25: Donald Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame Star is vandalized on July 25, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images)
Greg Donovan, 58, stands on President Donald Trump's vandalized star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, U.S. July 25, 2018. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
A worker removes the remains of the Star of US President Donald J. Trump on the Hollywood Walk of Fame after it was destroyed by a vandal in the early morning hours on July 25, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by DAVID MCNEW / AFP) (Photo credit should read DAVID MCNEW/AFP/Getty Images)
A worker removes the remains of the Star of US President Donald J. Trump on the Hollywood Walk of Fame after it was destroyed by a vandal in the early morning hours on July 25, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by DAVID MCNEW / AFP) (Photo credit should read DAVID MCNEW/AFP/Getty Images)
Workers replace the Star of US President Donald J. Trump on the Hollywood Walk of Fame after it was destroyed by a vandal in the early morning hours on July 25, 2018 in Los Angeles,�alifornia. (Photo by DAVID MCNEW / AFP) (Photo credit should read DAVID MCNEW/AFP/Getty Images)
A worker removes the remains of the Star of US President Donald J. Trump on the Hollywood Walk of Fame after it was destroyed by a vandal in the early morning hours on July 25, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by DAVID MCNEW / AFP) (Photo credit should read DAVID MCNEW/AFP/Getty Images)
A worker removes the remains of the Hollywood Walk of Fame Star of US President Donald Trump after it was destroyed by a vandal in the early morning hours on July 25, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by DAVID MCNEW / AFP) (Photo credit should read DAVID MCNEW/AFP/Getty Images)
Workers replace the Star of US President Donald J. Trump on the Hollywood Walk of Fame after it was destroyed by a vandal in the early morning hours on July 25, 2018 in Los Angeles,�alifornia. (Photo by DAVID MCNEW / AFP) (Photo credit should read DAVID MCNEW/AFP/Getty Images)
The new Hollywood Walk of Fame Star of US President Donald Trump nears completion after being destroyed by a vandal in the early morning hours on July 25, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by DAVID MCNEW / AFP) (Photo credit should read DAVID MCNEW/AFP/Getty Images)
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