Waxing lyrical about Tussauds

Pictures by: 
Gavin Foo

It takes three months and 20 artists from Madame Tussauds to turn a giant glob of wax into the life-sized likeness of a celebrity. 
 
Opening here this Saturday, Madame Tussauds Singapore will feature the likes of Singapore celebrities, such as Fandi Ahmad, Stefanie Sun, Gurmit Singh and Jack Neo, along with international ones such as Brad Pitt and David Beckham. 
 
Do the wax figures look exactly like the real-life celebs? Photojournalist Gavin Foo, who was at the waxwork’s preview last week, gives you a peek at how close the figures come to the real thing. 
 
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