Lady Gaga Shrieks Viva Las Vegas

The Grammy’s make us dream about the big year for Lady Gaga. When one of the world’s most flamboyant and individual performers joined the A-list at Madame Tussauds in Las Vegas in 2010, more Lady Gaga wax figures appeared! This year, several of the Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museums are reopening under strict new safety protocols and they sure are a fun escape!

Lady Gaga wax statue in London Madame Tussaud's wears the famous Telephone Hat from designer Philip Treacy
Lady Gaga wax statue in London Madame Tussaud’s wears the famous Telephone Hat from designer Philip Treacy

Now, her “little monsters” can pose with the wax look-alike and don their favorite Lady Gaga inspired masks and costumes. Post a few selfies of you and Gaga and see how many of your friends think it’s the real celebrity.

An incredibly lifelike Lady Gaga debuted in Las Vegas and seven other Madame Tussauds’ worldwide attractions, including two other U.S. locations – Madame Tussauds New York, and Madame Tussauds Hollywood.

The Las Vegas Lady Gaga wax figure wears the Mini Mouse outfit (AP Photo/Las Vegas News Bureau, Darrin Bush)
The Las Vegas Lady Gaga wax figure wears the Mini Mouse outfit as seen on a visit to BBC Radio 1 studios in London. Thursday, December 9, 2010. (AP Photo/Las Vegas News Bureau, Darrin Bush)

Pictured here in Las Vegas, she wears the Mini Mouse outfit: a one-shoulder, black latex bodysuit and long, straight hair topped off with Mini Mouse style buns, as seen on a visit to BBC Radio 1 studios in London.

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All eight Lady Gaga wax figures were unveiled at once, with each Madame Tussauds tableau revealing a different portrayal of Lady Gaga. Additional foreign cities to see the garments that this rock star inhabits include London, Amsterdam, Berlin, Shanghai and Hong Kong.

Eight wax statues of Lady Gaga featured at eight Madame Tussaud's Wax Museums each boast a different outfit.
Eight wax statues of Lady Gaga featured at eight Madame Tussaud’s Wax Museums have their own Twitter feed: @ladygagawax !

How do they do it? Each figure was first sculpted in clay before being molded in wax, said a spokesperson for Madame Tussauds corporate office.

How Was Lady Gaga Shrieks Viva Las Vegas Made?

“A team of expert artists then accurately recreated color and skin tones, replicating every freckle, mole and dimple,” she adds (we won’t comment on Lady Gaga’s skin!), “before the make-up, artists, hairdressers and stylists finished off the variety of looks.”

Find out what other celebrities have been seen star trekking at Madame Tussauds.

The painstaking process took four months to complete at a cost of more than $300,000 per figure, adding up to grand total of $2.4 million for all eight figures. And that’s in 2010 dollars, they year they were installed to commemorate Lady Gaga’s win as Billboard’s Artist of the Year.

To learn more about visiting with Lady Gaga, see Madame Tussauds website for hours and discounts of up to 40% off.

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  • We certainly understand your concerns because Lady Gaga's clothing and style can shock anyone of any age. However, you might not be aware that she is a champion fund raiser for AIDS Awareness, has been active in gay rights issues, actively supports our troops, and has been a philanthropist to all sorts of causes.

    For many girls, as well, her outrageous style, fierce independence, intelligence and undeniable success are very inspiring. We believe the exhibits at Mme Tussauds will be a big success.

  • kicka

    As a parent of two young boys I don't find anything positive about Lady Gaga. It is sad that FTF is promoting her. Her dress and her comments do more to harm young children then help.

    It is understandable that the Brits would promote her but I guess I expected better from an organization like FTF.

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