If the trials of Austin’s “I love you so much” wall serve as any proof, it seems love always makes its way back to us in the end.
After the mural was defaced Sunday night, original artist Amy Cook took a can of red spray paint to the iconic, and oddly blank, green wall sometime last night and wrote the same words she was first driven to write years ago.
She posted video of the repainting to her Facebook:
In comments on the video, Cook said that this was the third time she has painted the phrase, confirmed that it is, in fact, trademarked, and said, “I’m just glad it makes people happy.”
Cook told the American-Statesman of the wall, “I wrote it for somebody, but it sort of became this for everybody.” Cook says she can’t remember whether she was inspired to create the mural after she and her girlfriend had gotten into a fight, or if she was “just being sweet.”