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World’s Worst Waxworks Goes to the Wall

This attractive couple is world famous. Any idea who they are? Maybe a few clues, then. One is known as Posh and the other as Golden Balls . Look closely and their features slowly become a little more familiar. This is David and Victoria Beckham, as seen in what has become known as the world’s worst waxworks. Based in the English seaside town of Great Yarmouth for over fifty years, Louis Tussaud’s House of Wax is now facing closure. Strangely, it isn’t because of the dubious verisimilitude of the waxwork models which can be found on display in the museum. People flock to the museum for that very reason. The joy of this particular waxworks is not the expression of astonishment at how very lifelike the featured celebrities such as Starsky and Hutch, The Fonz and Kojak are, but just the opposite. Image Credit Flickr User Gerry Balding Many of the waxworks have been on display for decades and there is an added frisson of pleasure for the visitor in taking a walk down me