Loch Ness Monster? Nope, Just a Giant Colin Firth Statue


Well, isn't this just lovely and normal.

If you're planning on stopping by London's Serpentine Lake in Hyde Park, be prepared for a casual, routine day of aquatic fun—a boat ride, feeding the ducks and getting some sun. Oh, and a mammoth, 12-foot statue of Colin Firth (à la Mr. Darcy in the 1995 BBC miniseries "Pride & Prejudice"). Yes, you heard us correctly: There is a monster made in the likeness of Colin Firth lurking in a British lake as we speak.

The gang over at the Atlantic Wire reports the Firth statue, which depicts the scene in "Prejudice" where Darcy takes a dip in a lake and emerges (to the va-va-voom of the swooning Elizabeth and audiences alike), honors the launch of the Drama Channel on UKTV. The scene was voted the most memorable moment in British television, so what better way to celebrate than with this predator statue?

However, as much as we appreciate Mr. Firth (hairy chest and all), we can't help but think this statue is a tad...no...extremely creepy. Don't believe us? Take a look for yourself, courtesy of the folks over at Film Drunk, and gasp in the horror that is the Darcy of the Black Lagoon.

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Here, our beloved Darcy emerges from his 5 million-plus years of water hibernation, pissed and hungry for human flesh.

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Silly boaters! You can't defeat the Loch-Colin-Firth-Ness Monster! He's wearing a billowing white shirt.

Alright, we're going to hide under our beds and only face the world when this menace is destroyed.