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Fans get to grips with wax Brad
Madame Tussauds visitor (right) with figures of Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston
A visitor (right) gets to grips with wax Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston
Brad Pitt's wax double has been given a strokeable silicone chest to go with a squeezable bottom in the latest hands-on figure at Madame Tussauds in London.

Visitors are invited to feel his chest, which the attraction says is "springy" and lifelike, in the updated figure - as well as the "popular" squeezy rear.

But a Madame Tussauds spokeswoman said the star had not posed for the figure and they had not asked his permission.

She said they let stars know but added: "I'm not sure how Brad feels about it."

The revamped Pitt figure goes alongside waxworks of his wife, ex-Friends actress Jennifer Aniston, and David and Victoria Beckham.

Measurements

Wax modellers made Pitt's figure from a huge selection of photographs and films, the spokeswoman said.

"They used extensive pictures and film footage and took the measurements from that."

"We don't have to ask permission but we let everybody know we are making a figure."

Visitors are given the chance to take part in a quiz to see which of the celebrity lovers they are most like.

Pitt is one of the most bankable and desirable stars in Hollywood, with movies including Troy, Ocean's Eleven and Fight Club.

His figure's unveiling on Wednesday came a week after a man was cleared of groping a woman playing a corpse at the central London attraction.


SEE ALSO:
The many faces of Madame Tussauds
19 Aug 04  |  Entertainment
Film star Pitt's topless waxwork
03 Aug 04  |  Entertainment
Man cleared of groping 'corpse'
11 Aug 04  |  London
Kidman tops Tussauds movie poll
09 Jan 04  |  Entertainment
Britney waxwork goes pole-dancing
21 Oct 03  |  Entertainment


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