A US lawyer purchased Princess Diana's old bike to display in his office as symbol of 'white supremacy'
- A Maryland lawyer purchased Princess Diana's old bicycle for $80,000, The Daily Mail reported.
- Barry Glazer stated that the bike represents "white supremacy" and "the racist system royalty is based on."
- The bike belonged to Princess Diana before she got engaged to Prince Charles.
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A Maryland lawyer purchased Princess Diana's bicycle for $80,000 with plans to showcase it in a museum-like setting in his office, stating that it represents "white supremacy" and "the racist system royalty is based on," according to multiple reports.
The lawyer, Barry Glazer, 76, bought the bike from an East Sussex, England, auction last month. The late Princess of Wales rode the 1970s Ladies Raleigh Traveller - known as the "shame bike"-in London and had to sell it after she became engaged to Prince Charles, according to the The Daily Mail.
Glazer disapproves of the royals, telling The Sunday Times that Americans' "weakness for Anglophilia is incomprehensible."
In a statement to Road.CC the attorney said he plans to create a memorial dedicated to the royal family's "basic racist roots." The bicycle will be "set up in an enclave in his office located in a historic building, utilized by the underground railroad to assist slaves to freedom in Baltimore," the statement said.
However, Glazer's purchase has been met with criticism, with some accusing him of buying the bike for attention, The Daily Mail reported. A historian said the money used to buy the bike could have been invested in other causes.
"Rather than showboating for clickbait, I would urge anyone truly interested in creating a more equitable society to volunteer their time and money to on-the-ground organizations," the historian said, according to the newspaper.
Glazer has a personal injury and medical malpractice law firm located in Baltimore, Maryland, with the slogan: "Don't urinate on my leg and tell me it's raining."
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