Someone turned the Fearless Girl into Wonder Woman

Written by
Clayton Guse

Since it debuted in March, the Fearless Girl statue has stirred a great deal of controversy. The piece was unveiled days before International Women's Day and has drawn praise as a feminist statement against a male-dominated finance industry. Even so, the sculpture was commissioned by State Street Global Advisors, an investment company with more than $2.4 trillion in assets, which has led many to criticize the sculpture as a shallow PR stunt. 

The anti-feminist backlash has been rough. Last month, an artist placed a shoddily constructed sculpture of a dog peeing next to the Fearless Girl as a form of protest. In March, a finance bro was photographed humping the statue.

It hasn't all been terrible, though. Earlier this week a photo began making the rounds on Instagram of the Fearless Girl wearing a Wonder Woman headband, and it's simply delightful. 

Sure, it might be a superfan plugging another corporate product, but the film, which was directed by a woman and features an ass-kicking female superhero, is a solid step for feminism.

Full disclosure: We did not see the adorned sculpture in person and have been unable to confirm with full certainty that this isn't the work of a crafty photoshopper. In either case, the image totally kicks ass.

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