Madame Tussauds Las Vegas just debuted a sculpture of Beyoncé that looks EXACTLY like the singer during her beloved 2018 Coachella performance (referenced by fans as Beychella). The 38-year-old superstar’s latest wax figure was unveiled on Thursday, November 14, hitting a very Bey-like hand-on-hip pose while wearing her Coachella uniform: pink hoodie, cut-off shorts and silver, fringe boots. They got it right this time around, down to the curls in her half-up do’.
In the past, Twitter hasn’t been thrilled about Madame Tussauds’ Beyoncé wax figures—there’s been quite a few, too! So what went so wrong all the other times the museum tried to mimic Queen Bey’s likeness and failed? Well, after complaints of them white-washing the singer rolled in after one of their attempts, Madame Tussauds’ said: “Lighting within the attraction combined with flash photography may distort and misrepresent the colour of our wax figures."
Well, we do know that for this new statue, a team of 20 artists spent four months and more than 500 hours working on the masterpiece. And so far, it seems Twitter approves!
In honor of this new statue, let’s take a walk down memory lane and remember all the times Madame Tussauds got it wrong, before they got it right: