LeBron James Muralist: ‘Never Touch Religion, Politics or Anyone Against Kobe’

A mural of LeBron James in a Los Angeles Lakers jersey is viewed in Venice, California on July 9, 2018. - It was originally revealed July 6, 2018, and then vandalized over the weekend, and re-touched up again with the word 'of' not repainted from the original words 'the King of LA'. Artists Jonas Never and Menso One painted the mural to welcome LeBron James to Los Angeles, outside the Baby Blues BBQ resturant in Venice, California. (Photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY MENTION OF THE ARTIST UPON PUBLICATION - TO ILLUSTRATE THE EVENT AS SPECIFIED IN THE CAPTION        (Photo credit should read FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

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Jonas Never, the muralist who painted a LeBron James portrait in Los Angeles after the four-time MVP signed with the Lakers, painted over the mural Wednesday after it was vandalized for a second time.

Never spoke to ESPN’s Ohm Youngmisuk and said he’s learned a valuable lesson.

“I thought I had learned a long time ago to never touch religion or politics,” Never said. ”I guess it is never touch religion, politics or anyone against Kobe.”

            

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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July 12, 2018 at 06:19AM

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