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Lorde's Wax Figure Is Perfect: Here's the Proof

Lorde's Wax Figure Is Perfect: Here's the Proof

Originally posted 05/13/2015 09:20PM

Is that you, Lorde?

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Welcome to Your Nightmares: Jimmy Fallon Performs 'Barbara Ann' with Five Wax Jimmys (VIDEO)

Originally posted 03/27/2015 11:35AM

Jimmy Fallon's dream came true – and turned into our nightmare.

"It's an emotion I can't describe," Tonight Show host said about the creation of his five new Madame Tussaud's wax figures. "I've never had this type of feeling. It's not as creepy as you'd think, it's more surreal because I'm a big fan of Madame Tussaud's and the fact that my career has gone this way, I'm very very lucky."

But it might be as creepy as you'd think.

Fallon celebrated his new likenesses with a video of himself singing The Beach Boys' "Barbara Ann" ... with the wax figures singing backup.

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PHOTOS: Big Bang Theory Star Jim Parsons Meets His Wax Figure

UpdatePosted 03/16/2015 07:35PM

PHOTOS: Big Bang Theory Star Jim Parsons Meets His Wax Figure

Originally posted 03/16/2015 05:40PM

Sheldon Cooper would approve.

The Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons unveiled his brand new wax figure for Madame Tussauds Orlando on Friday. The figure will be shipped – carefully! – to Florida for the attraction's grand opening on May 4.

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What Does Ryan Reynolds Think of His New Wax Figure? | Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds Gets Immortalized in Wax – on His Birthday

Originally posted 10/23/2013 03:55PM

What do you get a guy who has everything?

Ryan Reynolds, who turned 37 on Wednesday, was honored on his birthday by Madame Tussauds Hollywood with the unveiling of his likeness in wax.

PEOPLE's former Sexiest Man Alive was so immortalized after fans were asked to vote on which celebrity they would like to see at Madame Tussauds.

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Check Out Whitney Houston's (Amazing) Wax Figures

Whitney Houston Wax Figures Revealed

Originally posted 02/06/2013 06:30PM

Whitney Houston's music will live on forever – and now, she'll be immortalized in another medium as well.

Madame Tussauds is remembering the legendary singer who died last year with not one, but four separate wax figures.

"We were extremely honored when Madame Tussauds approached us about doing four figures of Whitney from different points in her 30-year career," Houston's manager and sister-in-law Pat Houston said in a statement on behalf of the family. "This is something we are excited to do for the fans."

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PHOTO: Betty White Is 'Impressed' by Her Brand New Wax Figure

Betty White Is 'Impressed' by Her Brand New Wax Figure

Originally posted 06/05/2012 07:30AM

In front of fans screaming, "You're amazing," former Golden Girl Betty White unveiled her very own wax figure at Madame Tussauds Hollywood on Monday.

"The only thing that irks me is they waited until I was 90," the TV legend joked as the crowd chuckled. "A few decades ago would have been swell."

Dressed in a bright pink blazer with perfectly coiffed hair, White matched the color of her replica, which was clad in a hot pink tracksuit.

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Wax On! Justin Bieber Gets an Early Look at His Madame Tussauds Figure | Justin Bieber

Wax On! Justin Bieber Gets an Early Look at His Madame Tussauds Figure

Originally posted 02/10/2012 06:00AM

Justin Bieber bought three tickets to Madame Tussauds Hollywood for himself and two friends, bought some popcorn and soda for the group, then checked out all the celebrity wax figures inside the museum. But he also got the rock star treatment: The teen star and his pals got a behind-the-scenes tour of the studio where the artists sculpt the celebrity wax figures.

Bieber, whose own wax figure is being readied for his 18th birthday, chatted with the studio manager and took an early look at the first photos of the clay head mold for his figure (see photo). A source tells us Bieber was more than happy with the progress. His assessment? "Very cool," he said, according to the source. – Kristin Boehm

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Patrick Swayze's Widow Strikes Dirty Dancing Pose with His Wax Statue | Patrick Swayze

Patrick Swayze's Widow Strikes Dirty Dancing Pose with His Wax Statue

Originally posted 10/20/2011 10:30AM

Patrick Swayze's wife of 34 years, Lisa Niemi, was by his side throughout his battle with cancer. And she was with him again Wednesday, striking a very familiar pose at Madame Tussauds wax museum in Hollywood.

Niemi, 55, unveiled a new wax statue of her late husband, and joined him in balancing on a log over an imaginary lake – recreating the famous scene from Dirty Dancing when Swayze teaches Jennifer Grey's character the importance of balance in dance.

Two years after his death, Niemi said she was honored to unveil the statue. "It became clear to me that someone had put a lot of love into this, for a man I loved so very much," she said.

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Blake Lively Checks Into a Haunted, Halloween-Themed Hotel Room

Blake Lively Checks Into a Haunted, Halloween-Themed Hotel Room

Originally posted 10/07/2011 05:55AM

Newly single Blake Lively is back in the Big Apple – and getting into the Halloween spirit a little early. The actress stopped by the Renaissance Hotel and Madame Tussauds N.Y. "Dare to Check In" hotel suite, which is available to rent out over Halloween weekend for $5,000! During her visit, Lively got her Tarot cards read, drank a martini and relished the fake blood splattered all over the bathroom. "She was the happiest I have seen her," a source tells us, "and you couldn't tell she had just gone through a breakup." – Jennifer Garcia and Carlos Greer

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Cristiano Ronaldo Gets Wax Treatment

Cristiano Ronaldo Gets Wax Treatment

Originally posted 06/09/2010 03:10PM

No need to fight, ladies. There's more than enough Cristiano Ronaldo to go around.

Madame Tussauds unveiled a lifelike, wax replica of Team Portugal's futbol stud Wednesday in London – and, no surprise here, the wax double is just as hunky (and clean-cut) as Ronaldo himself. The 25-year-old soccer star will be competing in this year's World Cup, which starts June 12 in South Africa.

Ronaldo is joining the ranks of other sports stars like David Beckham and Lance Armstrong, who also have wax doubles displayed in the London museum.

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