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Being Turned Into a Wax Model Was Leona Lewis's 'Lifelong Dream'

Leona+Lewis in Herve Leger By Max Azria Collection Launch Party
Singer Leona Lewis arrives at the Herve Leger by Max Azria Collection Launch party held at Live! on Sunset on May 6, 2009 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Leona Lewis (Getty Images)more pics » Michael Jackson's wax figure (via Monsters and Critics)
"Bleeding Love" singer Leona Lewis is thrilled about her likeness being molded into a $248,00 life-size wax figurine, which will be unveiled at London’s world famous Madame Tussauds museum next month. She said: “It is such an honor to be asked by Madame Tussauds to join the other waxwork music stars. It has been a lifelong dream since I visited the attraction as a child to be immortalized in wax. I now can’t wait to meet my wax double!”

The model of the pop star will be dressed in the gown Leona wore at last year’s Beijing Olympics closing ceremony, which was designed by students at the London College of Fashion. Leona, 24, sat for the waxwork specialists earlier this year when they took 300 measurements and a series of reference photographs.

In July, a new Michael Jackson waxwork was unveiled in the wake of his death. It is the 13th model of the pop legend that has appeared at the museum.

Coldplay singer Chris Martin recently admitted he would also love to appear in the attraction’s music section.

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  • Leona Lewis in Herve Leger By Max Azria Collection Launch Party
  • Leona Lewis in Herve Leger By Max Azria Collection Launch Party
  • Leona Lewis in Herve Leger By Max Azria Collection Launch Party
  • Leona Lewis in Herve Leger By Max Azria Collection Launch Party
  • Leona Lewis in Herve Leger By Max Azria Collection Launch Party
  • Leona Lewis in Herve Leger By Max Azria Collection Launch Party
  • Leona Lewis in Herve Leger By Max Azria Collection Launch Party
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