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24th Oct 2023

Dwayne Johnson’s waxwork to be redone after star criticised huge error

Joseph Loftus

The Rock wasn’t happy with his waxwork

Sometimes waxworks can be eerily life-like, sometimes they are just a little bit off, and on some very rare occasions they actually look a bit more lively than their human counterpart.

Recently, Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson was not best pleased with a waxwork of himself which was unveiled at the Grevin Museum in Paris.

The sculpture shows the wrestling legend turned Hollywood actor standing with his arms crossed and dressed in a blue collared t-shirt and navy trousers.

Have a look at it below.

It’s safe to say that people weren’t convinced by the work, which is a somewhat unique take on The Rock.

“Not one of your best guys – considering the quality of the rest of the museum, there’s something not right about the sculpt on this,” one person wrote.

And people seemed to agree that there was one thing in particular about the sculpture that caused it to miss the mark.

One person said: “He’s a bit pale this Dwayne isn’t he?”

Another commented: “That’s a white rock.”

Others agreed that the skin tone seemed to be the main issue, with someone saying: “This is whiter than me, and I’m Scottish.”

Meanwhile, another user thought the “main issue” was in the “back jaw area and the neck.”

On Sunday, The Rock himself even responded to the waxwork saying that it made him feel “low-key offended”.

He wrote: “For the record, I’m going to have my team reach out to our friends at Grevin Museum, in Paris France so we can work at ‘updating’ my wax figure here with some important details and improvements – starting with my skin color.

“And next time I’m in Paris, I’ll stop in and have a drink with myself.”

It has since been confirmed that the Musee Grevin’s artists are now “working on improving” the waxwork, saying “your feedback is always valuable to us.”

The Musée Grévin boasts a number of waxworks of famous figures, and Johnson was selected ahead of celebs such as Tom Holland, Ariana Grande, Dua Lipa and Elon Musk to be the museum’s next piece.

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