Jamie Foxx and Beyoncé Knowles
Juan Rico/Fame Pictures
07/11/2008 AT 11:45 AM EDT
No, that's not actually Beyoncé
hanging out on Hollywood Boulevard. It's a wax figure – and the statue (along with Jamie Foxx's dashing wax figure) heralds the construction of the latest Madame Tussauds museum. On Friday, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa unveiled the figures, and joked with the press, saying, "It's already raising the stakes and shaking the scene." The museum is expected to open in 2009.