Gwen Stefani Speechless over Her 'Crazy' Realistic Wax Statue

09/23/2010 at 12:30 PM ET

Ethan Miller/Getty

Looks like Gwen Stefani really took her song “Don’t Speak” to heart on Wednesday. Or was that the wax figurine of her exact likeness that didn’t speak? It may be a little more difficult to tell who the real No Doubt singer is and who has been immortalized in wax. Stefani, 40, was in Las Vegas Wednesday as her body double was unveiled at the Venetian hotel’s Madame Tussauds. And when the curtain dropped revealing a midriff-baring Stefani to the real Stefani, the songstress said, “That is so me.” For several minutes the mother-of-two stood in awe at her wax statue, touching its abs, staring into the eyes and putting her arm around the figure. “That is so weird,” she told her friends. “I can’t believe it. Can you believe it?” The figure is said to have taken over 500 hours to sculpt and mold and reportedly cost $300,000 to make. “That is crazy,” Stefani said while viewing the statue, six months after sitting down with sculptors for measurements in London. Madame Tussauds organizers said the Stefani was consistently one of the most requested wax figures that customers wanted to see. –Mark Gray


FILED UNDER: Gwen Stefani
Add A Comment

Got something to add to this post? Fill out the fields below to make a comment, ask a question or share a tip. We'd love to hear from you.

Note: If this is your first time commenting on Style News Now, your comment will need to be approved by our moderator before it will appear. Thanks for your patience, and check back again soon.

Showing 26 comments

Cory on

Gwen Stefani (the real one) has never looked better! I can’t believe she is 40. She gets better with age.

Natalie on

Wow, Madame Toussauds did a great job with this one! Looks very realistic! Gwen is gorgeous!

Jill A on

OMG looks awesome! She is gorgeous, both real and fake! haha

L.C. on

The wax figurine is amazing. Great job done by the creators of this exact replica of Gwen.

Jon on

Wow, I love her new wax figure, it looks great!

Mary on

I saw No Doubt last year in concert, wearing this outfit (I don’t remember the neon green bra though). Her abs are to die for!

Kristin Johnson on

Yay!!;) Gwen has deserved this for quite some time, now!! After all, Kim Kardashian got one, LOL!!! I’m NOT a hater, but I definitely think you should prove you have some TALENT before you get a wax figure or a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame!!!! I love, love, love Gwen!!! :) …..and remind me again, what EXACTLY is Paris Hilton’s talent???!!!! Oh, yeah, nothing!:( …..LMAO!! (UNLESS you consider “partying” a talent!!!)

Kim on

Wow, that’s amazing!

Jennifer on

She seems like a nice enough person, but boy is she ever IMMATURE! That “Bananas” video is ridiculous — watching her prancing around like she’s in high school. She needs to learn how to make age-appropriate songs and videos. I know she’s attractive and all, but seriously grow up.

Donna on

She looks a bit sickly; way too thin and pale.

Beacon Street Online | 11 Years of No Doubt News and Number One Fansite on

[…] a lot of media buzz from around the world. I’ll try and keep them combined in this post. People — Looks like Gwen Stefani really took her song “Don’t Speak” to heart on Wednesday. Or […]

oscar elmer on

The statue is fine and all but there’s nothing better than the real thing

angela on

300,000 ???? that money goes for a wax figure?????????????????? WTF!!! people are living in poverty, they barely eat foo, children have to work at the young age, reallly 300,000 … this is f****** nuts!….

Monica on

WoW!!!! Very realistic!!!! I have been a huge No Doubt/Gwen Stefani fan for over 17+ years ….. I’m excited for her. And JENNIFER: STFU!! You don’t know what you’re talking about. For an advocate of maturity, you sure are pretty immature yourself to be negative and post such a jealous comment like that on Open mouth, insert foot. What a fool you are, Jennifer.

Monica on

Hey Angela … I agree with you with the whole “people starving; kids working at such tender ages” but we all can’t be Captain Save A Hoe. Life cannot stop because of the world’s issues. I agree $30k is outrageous but when your doing this for one of the world’s LARGEST entertainers ….. it doesn’t seem like much to part with. That’s just my opinion, and I’m sticking to it =P

Love her! on

Congrats to all the artists involved. The wax figure IS amazing! There are so many people out there in the world that are so talented, including wax sculpture artists. They definitely chose the right artist to model. Gwen Stefani is talented and kind.

Lisa on

WOW!! I too am speechless. Its amazing what one can do with wax. STUNNING!!!

Gwen Stefani Speechless over Her Crazy Realistic Wax Statue on

[…] Gwen Stefani Speechless over Her ‘Crazy’ Realistic Wax Statue […]

Niki on

WOW! That is awesome.

Janice on

Yeah, the “Bananas” song you refer to has a title. It’s called “Hollaback Girl”, and it’s a great song. You know, my parents always told me that just because you have the right to say something negative doesn’t mean you have to.
Looks great, Gwen! We love ya!

Gwen Stefani’s new Wax Statue on

[…] Published on September 24,2010 Via […]

Ashley on

I love Gwen!!! It’s like I’m seeing double. I saw her in concert last year, and it looks just like her, down to the green bra and fingernails! You go girl!!

Plans for Kate Middleton’s Madame Tussauds Statue Are Set–in Wax! | Celebrity Bioz on

[…] weren’t enough of a coup, Kate Middleton is poised to join world-famous stars like Lady Gaga, Gwen Stefani and Rihanna, with a wax figure formed in her likeness. Madame Tussauds has announced plans to […]

Fungai on

this article: Gwen Stefani dnaetos her Galliano wedding dress to the V&A museum Tagged with: dress genius over-the-phone over-the-top phone

Debbi Poirer on

Geno, excellent point on 1). You are right and I see now my phrasing with “Just about any reason to email your Affiliates is a good reason.” is a bit off. As an effective AM you definitely don’t want to become overzealous or down right aggravating… so thanks for pointing that out.

Gwen Stefani Gets Waxed at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas | Lucky Gaming on

[…] to People Magazine, Stefani was in absolute shock to see the resemblance between herself and the statue that was […]

From Our Partners


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,510 other followers

Sign up for our daily newsletter and other special offers.
    Choose your newsletters
Thank you for signing up! Your request may take up to one week to be processed.
    see all newsletters