Words: Louisa Pritchard
“It was a moment her Oscar winning father, Simon Egan, will never forget: Given his coveted golden trophy to hold – the co-producer had collected it only 15 hours earlier after The Kings Speech won Best Picture – 15 month-old Lara promptly dropped it on the floor and dented it.
And now her faux pas has apparently been immortalised by guerilla artist Banksy…..
“A new mural, showing a young girl pouting as she clutches a gold trophy, appeared last week on a garage wall in Weston-Super-Mare. The seaside town is just a few miles from Bristol, where Banksy grew up. With her brown bob the girl looks remarkably like Simon’s daughter.”