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Mark Zuckerberg Is Immortalized In Wax

NPR
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

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Madame Tussauds unveiled the life-size statue of the Facebook CEO at their museum in San Francisco. The museum says Zuckerberg did not make himself available for a sitting, so artists used photos.

Transcript

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

And last word in business is: Facebook likeness.

Mark Zuckerberg has been immortalized in wax. Madame Tussauds unveiled the life-sized statue of the Facebook CEO at their museum in San Francisco.

RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:

The figure is barefoot, sitting cross-legged with a laptop and wearing his signature hoodie.

INSKEEP: Of course.

MONTAGNE: And the museum says Zuckerberg didn't make his photos available for a - didn't make himself available for a sitting, so they went by photos, but they insist it's realistic to the last freckle.

INSKEEP: Or the last pixel.

MONTAGNE: This isn't a replica. It's the real business news on MORNING EDITION, from NPR News. I'm Renee Montagne.

INSKEEP: And I'm Steve Inskeep. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.

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