Queen Bey’s been immortalized at Madame Tussaud’s in Orlando, Fla, but the colour of the figure’s skin has sparked a conversation about whitewashing:
— Joe (@CCFan007) July 18, 2017
Much of the Beyhive does not approve!
I thought this was Lindsay Lohan at first glance.
— Janan Amirah (@jananamirah) July 18, 2017
That's Cristina Aguilera https://t.co/zxgyeSoGIA
— yc (@yc) July 18, 2017
— Elizabeth Kiefer (@lizabeth_kiefer) July 19, 2017
— Ashley C. Ford (@iSmashFizzle) July 18, 2017
or shakira? where is her melanin.
— Kaneischa Johnson (@SceneSister) July 19, 2017
Not only is the figure’s skin noticeably whiter than the real Beyoncé, but a supposed duplicate at another Madame Tussaud’s location has a different face!
Here's Beyoncé's figure unveiled at Madame Toussaud in China. Same outfit and pose, different face? pic.twitter.com/rqZGY6rWMK
— Studio Glibly (@NoTotally) July 18, 2017
We’re not sure if this mystery will ever be solved, because Beyonce herself was involved in these figures! Here’s the Queen talking about the process: