Madame Tussauds Dubai has a new “Mastermind” added to its gallery. The company revealed on Tuesday (December 6) that its wax figure of Taylor Swift is the latest celebrity to join its star lineup.
According Free time in Dubaithe figure marks the first international addition to Madame Tussauds Dubai since it opened in October 2021. The handcrafted statue featured Swift in a Folklorebun style low bun, holding an acoustic guitar. The wax figure is dressed in a red sequined turtleneck top tucked into high waisted khaki pants.
The new Swift wax figure comes just over a month after the Grammy-winning superstar unveiled her 10th studio album, Midnights. The album recorded a fifth week at the top of Billboard’s 200 albums chart (dated December 10). Swift’s latest album with more weeks at No. 1 is Folklorewhich landed eight non-consecutive weeks at the top of the chart in 2020. Since then, she has claimed four more chart-topping albums: Still (four weeks at No. 1 in 2020-21), Fearless (Taylor version) (two weeks, 2021), Red (Taylor’s version) (one week in 2021) and Midnights (five weeks so far).
And while the wax figure comes at a festive time in Swift’s career, fans had mixed feelings about the new installation at Madame Tussauds, unsure if the new piece resembles the “Anti-Hero” singer. See some reactions below.