When it comes to wax figures, they are a huge miss, see Beyoncé’s disastrous immortalization in wax or a huge hit like Aaliyah and Drake’s wax figures. The famed wax museum chain, Madame Tussauds, is once again feeling the wrath of Black Twitter after it unveiled a new Nicki Minaj wax figure that looks insanely melanin deficient.
Black Twitter collectively said nah chief this ain’t it when Madame Tussauds’ Berlin location unveiled it’s Nicki Minaj wax figure. The statue takes its cues from Minaj’s look from the 2014 music video for her smash hit “Anaconda.” Reactions to the wax figure are pouring in with everyone in agreeance that it does not look like Nicki Minaj at all.
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TSR STAFF: Tanya P.! @tanyaxpaynee _______________________ #Roommates, whenever Madame Tussands unveils a new wax figure, it draws hundreds of thousands of people. The company is known to hit the nail on the head every time when it comes to transforming some of the most popular celebrities into wax figures that you can actively go and take pictures with. _______________________ However, this latest unveiling has left the internet asking ‘Harpo who dis woman?!’ 🧐 The internet and barbz alike are UP-SET after photos of Nicki Minaj’s new wax figure in Germany has surfaced. The famous pose comes from her ‘Anaconda’ video but it kind of feels like that’s about the only thing that’s accurate about the wax figure. 👀 _______________________ Though clearly the effort was there, the internet has collectively agreed that Madame Tussands in Germany, missed the mark. Tell us if you see a resemblance #Roommates!? (📹: @gettyimages)
The museum smartly has not shared any photos of the figure on its timeline but did reveal via its IG stories, so the chain is probably receiving some interesting DM replies. Regardless, Madame Tussauds’ wax Nicki is getting dragged up and down timelines and deservingly so. You can peep all the responses to it in the gallery below.
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