Whitney Houston Wax Figures Unveiled
Whitney Houston Immortalized in all U.S. Madame Tussauds Locations
On the one year anniversary of the iconic singer's death, Madame Tussauds New York revealed wax figures from four of Whitney Houston's most memorable moments during her storied career. Each of the figures will eventually find a home at one of Madame Tussauds four US locations.
Madame Tussauds Washington, D.C. will receive the "Star Spangled Banner" Whitney. Posing in her famous track suit, Washington, D.C.'s wax figure recreates the magic moment when Whitney sang our county's anthem at Super Bowl XXV in 1991. The United States had been playing a pivitol role in the Persian Gulf War at the time. Operation Desert Storm had been launched just one week prior to this event. Her rendetion of the 'Star Spangled Banner' became a source of motivation and pride for many troops, and Americans at large. For those who watched Whitney's performance that night, it's a moment that will live forever in American History.
Madame Tussauds Las Vegas will receive the "I Want To Dance With Somebody" Whitney. Sculpted to capture the essence of Whitney in her 1987 worldwide #1 video, the figure is complete with the trademark purple dress.
Madame Tussauds Hollywood will receive the wax figure of Whitney Houston in her role as Rachel Marron in The Bodyguard. As Whitney's acting debut, the 1992 film was listed by USA Today as one of the 25 most memorable movie moments of all time.
Madame Tussauds New York will receive "I Look To You" Whitney, capturing the iconic singers look during the release of her final album in 2009. Dressed in a sequined gold dress, the figure portrays Whitney as a true American icon who gave fans decades worth of magical moments.