Artist adds urinating pug statue to Wall Street's Fearless Girl

During Women's History Month and in anticipation of International Women's Day in March, advertising agency McCann New York added a "Fearless Girl" statue opposite the Wall Street bull.

Originally, the statue was only to stay for the month. Now, it is extended until February 2018 -- with some hoping it has a permanent place on Wall Street.

The statue has been subject to several incidents since its installation, including a man humping it and other men donning her in Trump merchandise.

Now, a sculptor added his own take to Fearless Girl: a urinating pug statue.

The artist, Alex Gardega, claims the statue is "corporate nonsense" and disrespectful to the bull statue and its creator, Arturo Di Modica.

"It has nothing to do with feminism, and it is disrespect to the artist that made the bull," he told the New York Post. "That bull had integrity."

"I decided to build this dog and make it crappy to downgrade the statue, exactly how the girl is a downgrade on the bull," he continued.

The controversial addition drew a variety of reactions on social media:

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Social reactions to pug statue installed next to fearless girl
The intimidated male response to the Fearless Girl statue was to piss on it. How...original. https://t.co/xTZStLlHoD
Who was the person who added the pissing dog to the Fearless Girl statue. I want to ask him why female strength scares him.
Poor fragile Alex Gardega. So freaked out by women, he doesn't realize he just depicted all men who fear a Fearless… https://t.co/UDLwHKMGAE
They should replace the Fearless Girl with a giant yellow snowflake statue titled Alex Gardega.
An "artist" put a poorly made urinating dog statue next to Fearless Girl. Not a single woman is intimidated or impressed.
Alex Gardega said he made his dog statue "crappy" on purpose #fearlessgirl https://t.co/bSWTI7tD8w
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On early Tuesday, the dog statue was removed.

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