Columbia Mattress Girl Is Hoping to Cash in on Art Project

Columbia student Emma Sulkowicz said she was raped. She then carried a mattress around campus for what she claims is a protest of Columbia University’s failure to punish her rapist.
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Emma Sulkowicz carried a mattress around campus after she said she was raped.
But, it was all a lie. It never happened.

But, since when do facts trump a successful leftist narrative?

Sulkowicz told reporters this week she is hoping to cash in on the mattress.
The Washington Examiner reported, via Instapundit:

Emma Sulkowicz, known for carrying a mattress around campus for what she claims is a protest of Columbia University’s failure to punish her rapist, is hoping to cash in on her alleged art project.

Sulkowicz told the New York Times after her graduation on Tuesday — where she carried her mattress across the stage — that she would sell the mattress if offered.

“If some sort of museum wants to buy it, then I’m open to that,” she said, “but I’m not going to just throw it away.”

Sulkowicz has for the past year carried her mattress around for course credit at Columbia, and said she would do so until the man she accused of rape either graduated or was expelled. On Tuesday, both Sulkowicz and the man she accused — Paul Nungesser — graduated.

Nungesser is suing Columbia for engaging in Sulkowicz’s harassment campaign against him. Nungesser was cleared of wrongdoing by a campus hearing and the police. He has also released Facebook messages showing friendly and loving messages between he and Sulkowicz after the allegedly brutal rape.

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