Yes, Big Butter Jesus, also known as Touchdown Jesus, is gone forever. He was struck by lightning, which somehow bypassed entire neighborhoods full of titty bars, porno shops, and drive-through beer marts just to target our poor beleaguered hand-carved savior . Ah, well, God works in mysterious ways, I guess.
For those who don't know, Touchdown Jesus was a gigantic statue in Cincinnati, Ohio. He stood over 60 feet tall and got his nickname because his arms were raised as if he just scored a touchdown. He also became known as Big Butter Jesus after Heywood Banks made this song:
And here's the news coverage of the event:
Let's all observe a moment of silence for Big Butter Jesus, the best Jesus statue ever built. :'o(