Wax Figure Of Beyoncé That Does Not Look Like Her Leaves Fans Displeased
By Izza Sofia, 14 Feb 2018
Image via JStone / Shutterstock.com
A wax figure of Beyoncé has gone viral on Twitter after fans noticed how unlike it appears from the real pop star.
The artwork was put on display as part of an exhibition at a wax museum in Niagara Falls. A Twitter user shared a photo of the figure, saying, “According to the curators of the wax museum in Niagara Falls, this is Beyoncé.”
According to the curators of the wax museum in Niagara Falls, this is Beyoncé. 🧐🧐🧐 pic.twitter.com/jrhd1J1qlI— Ama Scriver (@amascriver) February 11, 2018
Her tweet was met with a barrage of replies as Twitter users were confused by the unalike figure. Some said that it even came off as trying to make the singer look white.
“Breaking: Beyoncé is now Dee from Always Sunny,” another user tweeted. Other Twitter users expressed their frustration at how portrayals of Beyoncé as wax figures and other media representations are frequently inaccurate.
Last year, famous wax museum Madame Tussauds was criticized for “white-washing” its figurine of the pop star.
Theory: Beyoncé wax figure makers have never seen Beyoncé pic.twitter.com/bZ2PWCUzUs— Michelle Lee (@heymichellelee) July 19, 2017
Why do these wax museums continue to have Beyoncé looking like Jennifer Aniston? pic.twitter.com/xbTNlkiBOc— amour (@amourwest) February 12, 2018
Breaking: Beyoncé is now Dee from ”Always Sunny.” https://t.co/Zz7cDXG3B2— Kashana (@kashanacauley) February 12, 2018
Why do they insist on making Beyonce look like a white woman?! 😷https://t.co/xcXj3lzEuG— ♥♥♥Jenni Bonilla♥ (Chango Macho) (@jennibonilla91) February 13, 2018
this is bad but also if you said "the Beyoncé of Niagara Falls" this is exactly what i'd picture https://t.co/Bq71daZQKr— Anthony Oliveira (@meakoopa) February 12, 2018
They made Jesus white, Santa White, Easter Bunny white now they tryna make Beyonce white😭😭😭😭😭😭 https://t.co/OtSEJ71aWK— L O L (@UAMESSRellB) February 13, 2018
[via Bustle, opening image via JStone / Shutterstock.com]
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