Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach, becomes the first Filipino to be featured in the museum based in Hong Kong.
Madame Tussauds Hong Kong is part of the renowned chain of wax museums founded by Marie Tussaud of France. It is located at the Peak Tower on Hong Kong Island in Hong Kong.
“When I found out, I was so excited. I couldn’t believe it! In my head, this is something that only happens to the big stars. I go to Madame Tussauds, so I know what it’s like and how fun it is there. And now, thinking that I’m going to be one of them, I’m very honored, I’m very grateful, and I can’t wait to see it.” Wurtzbach said.
Pia went through the measurement process for her wax figure with the Madame Tussauds team from London. She was impressed and amazed on how high-tech the process was and even praised the team for a great work.
General manager of Madame Tussauds Hong Kong, Jenny You, said that they always wanted to include a Filipino wax figure in their museum.
Pia Wurtzbach was described to be sweet and positive making her fit to represent the Philippines in this way. Jenny You said, “more than being a queen, she has all the makings of an icon, and we are proud to be able to house her wax figure at Madame Tussauds Hong Kong for the rest of the world to be able to interact with”.