Giant monster resembling Virgin boss Richard Branson emerges from the sea

By on Tuesday, June 10, 2014

A Godzilla-like statue appeared emerging from the sea this morning – bearing a striking resemblance to Virgin boss Sir Richard Branson.

Virgin Richard Branson monster

The eight metre tall (25ft) figure was erected overnight to the east of Bournemouth Pier as part of a Virgin Media PR stunt to promote its new ‘Big Kahuna’ package, which adds mobile to its TV/phone/broadband bundle.

Virgin Richard Branson monster 2

It took a team of sculptors took more than 500 hours to design and produce the creature which weighs over six tonnes.

Involved agency: The Academy PR

Source: hat tip to former colleague and eternal Wolfpack member, Emma Kent, who spotted it on the Metro.

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