There are many factions of 9/11 truthers, people who believe that the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center are not what they seem. While many are outspoken, none of the various groups’ members has ever defaced a famous French painting, but hey, there’s a first for everything.
The Local reports that a member of the group Architects and Engineers for 9/11 Truth was arrested at the Louvre’s new branch in Lens, France after scrawling graffiti on a famous painting, “Liberty Leading the People” by Eugene Delacroix. She reportedly used a black marker to write “AE911,” a reference to the name of the group, in the right-hand corner of the painting.
AE911 is an outspoken faction with an extensive online footprint. Its members believe the attacks were caused by explosives instead of planes. The group has an active blog and website and they’re responsible for a feature-length documentary outlining their conspiracy theories. Despite the fact that the graffiti’s message is tied to AE911, France’s TF1 News reports that the woman is believed to have acted alone.
Lucky for art enthusiasts, the museum said it should be able to restore the painting easily. No word on whether the Illuminati was involved in suppressing the woman’s graffitiing, but with zero evidence we feel confidence in saying they were.