x

Meet New Friends!

Recommended friends are based on your interests. Make sure they are up to date.

Friends
Kw-logo-smaller

Wax Obama

Barack Obama's wax replica took office in several European capitals this week.

In Amsterdam, George W. Bush was booted to the sidewalk with his baggage (where he remained for about 90 minutes) as a beaming Obama figure was put on display in the window of Madame Tussauds Wax Museum.

Standing in Berlin between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Nicolas Sarkozy at Madame Tussauds' newest museum, the waxy President Obama was smiling broadly with his arms crossed across his chest.


In London, Obama was installed Thursday amid a mock-up of the White House Oval office.


The first wax Obama was unveiled in February 2008 in Washington, D.C. More figures will be unveiled in New York and Las Vegas, while those in Hong Kong and Shanghai appeared on Obama's actual Inauguration Day, January 20.


The figures are created using professional sculptors and more than 300 detailed measurements, at a cost of roughly $260,000 each.


Related stories:

  • Funny Obama T-shirts
  • Barack Obama Bio
  • KW Guide to President Obama
  • What Do Kids Think President Obama Should Focus On?
  • 201 Comments

    related stories

    Micro_election-micro
    The 2012 US Presidential Election is set to take place November 6th, 2012 with current President ...
    Barbara Walters is pretty famous for interviewing some pretty famous people. Find out who made he...
    Micro_obama_micro
    Ever wonder what President Obama and his family eat? Who works at the White House? What the presi...
    Micro_obama_bo_dog-micro
    President Obama and his family have a new pet! A Portuguese Water Dog puppy named Bo.
    Pup-poll

    What kind of dog should the Obama's adopt?

    • Portuguese water dog
    • Labradoodle
    • Mutt
    • Doesn't matter!

    Latest Videos

    Entertainment In The Forums

    jazdom
    jazdom posted in TV Shows:
    degrassi, degrassi junor high, degrassi next generation, and degrassi the next class 
    reply about 21 hours
    catsrcute9
    catsrcute9 posted in TV Shows:
    Doctor Who, Psych, Avatar the Last Airbender, Legend of Korra, Supernatural, H2O Just Add Water, Mako Mermaids, Lucifer (top fave show since there are new episodes playing), probably more but can't think of any at the moment
    reply about 23 hours
    dragalite
    dragalite posted in TV Shows:
    i have a roleplay called monster falls mysterys, would any of you like to join?
    reply about 24 hours
    Tina_Talie
    Tina_Talie posted in TV Shows:
    "Tina_Talie" wrote:Doctor Who, Sherlock, My Little Pony, Lab Rats (occasionally), sometimes I'm in the room when my parents watch Person of Interest, that's pretty good.I've got a few to add....The Flash, Once Upon a Time, Arrow, Psyc, Young Justice, Avengers Assemble, Ultimate Spider-Man, and Ever After High.
    reply about 24 hours
    jordand08
    jordand08 posted in TV Shows:
    I like it, but I haven't watched it in forever.
    reply about 24 hours