Seattle is trying to clean up its act.
"Oh, please don't touch that! I hope there's hand sanitizer!" an ABC anchor said.
The city hired a contractor to clean the famous Pike Place Market Gum Wall — completely. (Video via KIRO)
This'll be the first time in 20 years the wall will be gum-free.
The city says the wall needs a break from the more than 1 million pieces of gum. (Video via KOIN)
Gum can contain all sorts of chemicals, and they're probably not good for bricks. (Video via BBC)
It won't hurt that a gumless wall will temporarily keep people from doing this ... (Video via KING)