According to Sky News, the mystery structure was spotted by locals on the island that lies off the south coast of England.
Tom Dunford said he was walking his dog with his fiancé when he spotted the structure. “I knew about all the monolith stories recently, so I recognised it straight away,” he told the news outlet.
After news of the fourth monolith broke, many reportedly flocked to the site to see the mystery object.
Take a look here:
— Isle of Wight County Press (@iwcponline) December 6, 2020
A spokesman for the National Trust, which owns the section of the beach where the monolith was erected, told CNN that they are not sure how the monolith was erected on the beach. “We were unaware of the monolith’s presence until this morning, but we’ve now visited Compton Beach and it seems secure on a wooden plinth and is made from mirrored sections of plastic or perspex material,” the spokesman was quoted by the outlet.
Here’s how people reacted to the emergence of the latest structure:
Magic is real it seems?
— joseph amenaghawon (@jogbosky) December 7, 2020
This is probably promo for either a movie or TV series
— L&L (@wai01) December 7, 2020
— Chris Clark | Big Ideas – Small Dogs (@chriskclark) December 7, 2020
— ItzStockChartz (@itzstockchartz) December 7, 2020
fell like its definitely a publicity stunt for a new shrek movie.
— Ricardo Torres (@rtorres81) December 7, 2020
Pretty cool locations these pieces have been sighted. Personally, I look forward to new reports! Fun way to learn a wee bit more of the local places & geography. Even enjoyed the beans & the gnome once upon a time.
My gnome only travels around the house now. Sad gnome.
— ImPossible (@LilBreadBakerMe) December 7, 2020
Okay, I finally figured it out… pic.twitter.com/NMzStOJFvE
— 𝘚𝘵𝘰𝘳𝘦𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘯𝘵 𝘑𝘦𝘯𝘪𝘶𝘴 (@DaveShecky) December 7, 2020
Breaking News: Crop circles on the decline as pranksters busy with monoliths. More at 11.
— B T Y (@pullshot2) December 7, 2020
I like it. I hope it becomes a huge mystery w hundreds of conspiracy theories! Just for fun and entertainment. Or a cure for Covid… or something!!
— oceandog (@oceandog) December 7, 2020
Someone needs to set up hidden cameras
— Vikingstad (@HockeyRockBeer) December 7, 2020
This is getting ridiculous
— Kenny Lay (Parody) (@EnronChairman) December 7, 2020
Earlier this week, a monolith had appeared outside a shop in Pittsburgh.
However, the owner of the Pittsburgh candy store revealed he commissioned the 10-foot tall structure to capitalise on the recent interest in the structures.
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