Madame Tussauds Posed Nicki Minaj’s Wax Figure On All Fours, It Went About As Expected

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Madame Tussauds unveils the world's first Nicki Minaj Wax Figure In Las Vegas

Nick Minaj's wax figure was unveiled at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas earlier this month. The outfit, pose and setting were inspired by Nicki's “Anaconda” video. As you can see in the photo above, she's crouched on all fours in a revealing outfit. But I'm sure the guests who've interacted with the figure since it was added have been very respectful and made sure their photos with it are totally appropriate and not at all suggestive, right?

Wrong. They've been pretending to have sex with it, of course. In immortal the words of Michael Bluth, “I don't know what I expected.” There's obviously been plenty of the expected groping and near-licking, but it's one photo in particular that has caused the most controversy. Be mindful, there's no nudity, but I would consider it NSFW, unless your boss is cool with stuff like this:

If you're wondering what Azealia Banks has to do with anything, she predicted that this would happen last week on Twitter. Here's what she said in response to the figure's pose:

I'm yes and no on this. On the one hand, I don't think choosing this pose for Nicki's wax figure is a problem in and of itself. Not only is it an image taken directly from her most popular music video, but Nicki herself was most likely involved in the design, according to the museum's description of the typical figure-making process. And she posted photos of it on social media saying that she loves it.

However, considering visitors are able to interact and take photos with the wax figures, and don't just stare at them from behind rope or glass, Madame Tussauds absolutely should have predicted that people would behave inappropriately and either changed the design or taken measures to prevent this kind of thing from happening. That's what they're doing now, saying in a statement they're aware of the photo and are adding more security.

(Photo: Denise Truscello/Getty Images for Madame Tussauds Las Vegas)