Tyra Banks Gets an All-Over Wax Job

Tyra Banks fans, rejoice; now there’s twice as much of the Tyra Banks Show and America’s Next Top Model host to worship.

The people at Madame Tussaud’s wax museum unveiled their Banks replica last Wednesday in Washington, D.C., perhaps hoping that her presence would quell unrest in the crime-ravaged city. The lifelike figure bore a black wrap dress, gold-and-black bangle bracelets and, if it’s anything like its inspiration, a whole lot of sass.

No word on whether Wax Tyra will be permanently installed in Washington, but while it’s inside the Beltway it should consider a run at the 2008 Presidential election. A lifeless hunk of wax has a good a chance as the usual suspects of connecting with the electorate.

Here’s the campaign slogan: “I will eliminate high taxes, poverty—and those without poise!”