Michelle's Popularity Waxes at Tussauds

Fans line street to catch a glimpse of waxen First Lady
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser Staff
Posted Apr 8, 2009 5:45 AM CDT
Michelle's Popularity Waxes at Tussauds
A wax version of the First Lady joins her wax hubby at Madame Tussaud's Museum in Washington, DC.   (Madame Tussaud Museum)

Madame Tussaud's other "guests" apparently can't a hold a candle to Michelle Obama. A line of eager fans stretched down the street to see a brand-new wax version of the popular first lady in the Tussaud museum in Washington yesterday. Wearing a frozen smile and a black sweater over a red sleeveless dress, the figure was dubbed "exactly like her" by one of the worshipful. Obama "takes the oxygen out of the room," said a museum spokeswoman.
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