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If Barneys can't have Mary Kate and Ashley over to sign their new book Influence, then they sure as hell will have their faces plastered everywhere to remind passers-by that they are tight like that. So while the Union Square Barnes & Noble hosts the girlies today at 12:30pm, Barneys can rest safe, knowing that their fur coats are far away from paint-wielding PETA protesters.
Oh, there will be protesters! From Ecorazzi:
PETA is planning on holding a protest tomorrow during the book signing at the Barnes & Noble on 33 E. 17th St. at noon. Members of peta2 will wear scary 'Trollsen Twins' masks and hold signs that show animals killed for fur next to the taglines 'Hairy Kate and Trashley Olsen: Fur Tramps' and 'Trollsens: Fur Hags From Hell.' 'From their ghoulish garb to their skeletal frames, every day is Halloween if you’re an Olsen twin.'
This should be a real tumultuous scene; we're scared already. It sounds way worse than the storming of the DKNY runway during Fashion Week. Note to anyone working in the vicinity of Union Square tomorrow: don't go outside.
· Barnes & Noble Under the Olsen Twins' Influence [Racked]