How Stefanie Sun reacted when she saw a model of herself at Madame Tussauds

1 October 2014 / 2 years 3 weeks ago

Home-grown Mandopop star Stefanie Sun met her brand new Madame Tussauds wax figure face-to-face for the first time at a private unveiling yesterday (Sep 30).

Sun told The Straits Times in an email: "Everything was very precise and detailed, down to the shade of the gums... even the size of your eyeballs."

She also added that she was surprised to see "the artful replication of my odd-shaped ears."

The wax figure of the 36-year-old singer is the first of a string of iconic Singaporean figures that will be showcased at Madame Tussauds Singapore when it opens on Oct 25, reports AsiaOne.

Sun was involved in the creative process, by choosing a pose which shows her interacting with the audience at a concert.

The songbird's life-like figurine took around four months to make and costs $300,000.

In April, a team from Madame Tussauds met the 1.63-m tall Sun in Shanghai for a four-hour sitting which involved collecting measurements, photos, costume donations, a hand cast, hair samples, a signature and checks for eye colour matches.

About 500 precise body and facial measurements were taken to give the sculptors all the information they need to create a strikingly realistic figure of Sun.

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