Beyonce fans freaked out this week after an image of the singer's wax figure showed up on social media, revealing a sculpture that appeared to look little like her. This isn't the first time that a wax figure has caused a stir. Read on for TheWrap's roundup.
In 2015, Madame Tussauds announced that it would be giving added security to its wax figure depicting "Anaconda" singer Nicki Minaj on all fours, after a photo of a visitor behaving "inappropriately" with the figure blew up on social media.
Kylie Jenner lashed out at fans earlier this year when they accused her of trying to make her wax figure darker than she actually is. They need not have worried; the resulting figure, unveiled this week, bears an uncanny resemblance to the reality TV personality.
Robert Pattinson's wax replica was scandalously thrust in the middle of the Brad Pitt-Angelina Jolie breakup drama when it was placed between Jolie and Pitt's figures in a seeming inanimate love triangle. "Following the news that has shocked celebrity watchers worldwide, we can confirm we have separated Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's figures," Madame Tussauds said at the time.
A wax figure of "La La Land" heartthrob Ryan Gosling unveiled in Berlin this year prompted reactions such as, "Ryan Gosling's new wax figure may be the cause of future bad dreams."
Madame Tussauds decided to remove a wax figure of "Purpose" singer Justin Bieber in 2014, because it "no longer does justice to the star or to the attraction. The New York Post reported that the physical treatment that the figure had received from fans had "taken its toll."