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8 of the worst celebrity waxworks

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This waxwork of Beyonce has gone viral on social media and for good reason too, because it looks nothing like her.

The figure is part of an exhibit at a Niagara Falls wax museum and has been compared to Jennifer Aniston, Dee from It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia and basically everyone apart from Beyonce.

She's got some competition though - here's a selection of our favourite terrible celebrity waxworks.

1. Adele

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It appears the Panoptikum Museum in Hamburg took inspiration from Adele's hit and thought never mind I'll find someone like you rather than making a waxwork in the likeness of the Grammy-award winning singer.

2. Victoria Beckham

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Everyone knows Posh Spice likes to carefully manage her image, so she won't be happy with this impression of her.

It comes from the Louis Tussaud House of Wax Museum in Great Yarmouth, which has somewhat legendary status in the world of terrible waxworks.

3. Kylie Minogue and Jason Donovan

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Louis Tussaud is back at it again with his waxworks and even poor Kylie and Jason have fallen victim to his designs.

The 80s power couple have been immortalised forever in wax Especially for You.

4. Taylor Swift

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Normally when celebrities pose next to their waxwork, you find it really difficult to tell which one is which.

Not in this case though - the New York Madame Tussauds didn't quite get the memo about making a Taylor Swift waxwork actually look similar to her. Shake it off, Tay...

5. Katy Perry

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I don't know what happened to Katy Perry Last Friday Night, but she's ended up at the Musee Grevin in Paris looking like a completely different person.

It's only this memorable outfit from her Teenage Dream days that salvages the whole thing.

6. Britney Spears

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Britney announced her extremely successful Vegas residency was coming to an end in December last year.

So to mark such an accolade she was rewarded with this terrifying waxwork in the Las Vegas Madame Tussauds.

7. Michael Jackson

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He's one of the most recognisable faces in music.... which makes it that much worse that this waxwork looks nothing like the great MJ.

Don't blame it on the sunshine, don't blame it on the good times, blame it on the... artist?

8. Boy George

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Boy George has achieved many incredible things in his life - he's won Grammys, Brits and sold more than 50 million records with his band Culture Club.

Therefore this rather poor imitation of his cutting edge look is probably something he will want to forget.

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