The World’s best wax museum Madame Tussauds has unveiled her latest work and it’s a wax figure in the ever-iconic Angela Bassett’s likeness.
Madame Tussauds unveiled the wax figure on Friday, September 17, TheGrio reports.
An excited Bassett took to Instagram to share a sneak peek of the unveiling in Hollywood, and fans as well as the 63-year-old globe winner were super impressed
“Oh, Lord. I’m a twin,” Bassett said while gushing in the video from the statue’s debut. “Oh my God, it looks so lifelike! It’s like it’s going to jump alive and give me a hug.”
“Beautiful jumper! You know I love a jumper,” the star exclaimed.
“Look at my derrière. Even that’s cute,” Bassett joked in the clip.
Bassett has earned praise in the movie industry many thanks to her captivating performances portraying strong, black women; Tina Turner in the biopic, Waiting to Exhale, How Stella Got Her Groove Back and Boyz n the Hood, Black Panther among others.
The star actress has landed prestigious honours and awards such as the Golden Globes, Hollywood Walk of Fame, 9 Image Awards, 3 Black Reel Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, etc.