Four Whitney Houston wax figures are to be revealed this Thursday in New York. Madame Tussauds is remembering the pop queen who passed away last year with a collection of wax statues that celebrates different stages in her career.
Almost a year after Whitney Houston’s passing Madame Tussauds has prepared a real surprise for the legendary pop star’s fans. The famous was figures museum will unveil, on Thursday, four statues of the singer.
“We were extremely honored when Madame Tussauds approached us about doing four figures of Whitney from different points in her 30-year career,” said Houston’s manager Pat Houston, who is also the late singer’s sister-in-law.
“She was a true and rare talent, and we are exceedingly proud to be adding her wax likeness to our attractions in the United States”, added Rosemary Preta, director of marketing at Merlin Entertainment Group.
The four figures mark four crucial points in Houston’s career:
• Houston performing on her 1988 video “I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)”
• Houston singing the national anthem at the Super Bowl in 1991
• Houston in her famous “The Bodyguard” movie (1992) suit
• Houston in a more recent hypostasis, that of a golden diva in a 2009 photo shoot for her album
The wax figures won’t be placed together. Washington D.C. will get the Superbowl-related one. Whitney Houson in “The Bodyguard” will go to Hollywood, while the 1988 version will be displayed in Las Vegas. New York will have the more recent likeness of the singer.