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Madame Tussauds Milestone: First Transgender Wax Figure

Laverne Cox gets the honor

(Newser) - Madame Tussauds will have its first transgender wax figure in place by the end of the month, with Orange Is the New Black actress Laverne Cox getting the honor. The 31-year-old pronounced herself "deeply honored," reports Entertainment Weekly . "When I think about being who I am, a... More »

Madame Tussauds Unveils Wax Anne Frank

She's depicted smiling, and writing in her diary

(Newser) - Normally, the artists at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum like to meet the people they're making sculptures of, but that wasn't possible with their latest creation. The museum unveiled a likeness of Anne Frank today, Der Spiegel reports, and it relies heavily on her famous diary for its details... More »

Madame Tussaud's Goes Totally Gaga

8 Gagas take their posts in Madame Tussaud Museums around the world

(Newser) - You know you've arrived when you have a wax replica at Madame Tussaud's famous wax museum in London. So Lady Gaga has arrived spectacularly because she now has a version of herself at London's showplace of frozen celebrities—and 7 other dopplegangers at Madame Tussaud museums around the world, from... More »

Ozzy Osbourne Poses as Mannequin, Scares Fans

Rocker has some fun at Madame Tussauds

(Newser) - OK, this is just a gambit by Ozzy Osbourne to plug his new album, but we'll bite. He posed as a mannequin at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in New York, then scared the bejeezus out of fans who came close to inspect, notes BigPondNews . As for the album, Scream is... More »

Malia, Sasha Melt Over Parents' Wax Doubles

(Newser) - The first daughters melted in giggles at the sight of wax doubles of their parents in Washington's Madame Tussauds museum yesterday, the AP reports. Malia and Sasha had their photos taken with the doppelgangers before moving on to see figures of Beyoncé, Miley Cyrus and Jennifer Lopez. Museum officials say... More »

Wax Obama Tours Eiffel Tower

(Newser) - Complete with new gray hairs and two bodyguards, a wax version of President Barack Obama took a trip to the Eiffel Tower today. The hot summer sun threatened to melt the fake president's face, prompting helpers to shade him with an umbrella. The statue then traveled to Paris' Musée... More »

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