Hollywood’s Sunset Blvd closed as protester climbs TV tower with ‘Free Billie Eilish’ sign and guitar – authorities deploy large inflatable airbag as they try to deter him
- A man with a guitar and a sign that reads Free Billie Eilish climbed a television tower in Los Angeles.
A man clutching a guitar and a sign reading ‘Free Billie Eilish’ has climbed a 30-foot television tower along Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood.
The Los Angeles Fire Department was called to the scene around 6:30 p.m. local time Tuesday after receiving a report about a man climbing the KTLA tower in the city.
The man was at one point playing his guitar. Officials have referred to him as a ‘protester,’ reports KTLA.
A large inflatable airbag was placed under the man as emergency services work to bring him down safely. Roads around the station headquarters have been closed.
A man clutching a guitar and a sign reading ‘Free Billie Eilish’ climbed a 30-foot television tower along Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood.