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Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray Becomes The Third Filipino To Be Immortalized With A Madame Tussauds Wax Figure

The Miss Universe 2018 titleholder is the first Filipina who will have a wax figure at the Madame Tussauds museum in Singapore

Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray celebrated her 26th birthday today, and she shared some really great news. First, she will now be one of the hosts of the well-loved noontime variety show It's Showtime! Second, Madame Tussauds gave the beauty queen a grand birthday gift, as they announced via their Singapore Twitter account that Catriona will have her own wax figure to be displayed in their museum.



Catriona also shared the wonderful news through her Instagram account as she posted a photo of her, holding a piece from her future wax figure. As one of the most iconic Miss Universe titleholders of all time, she's actually the third Filipino to be chosen to have a wax figure at the famous Madame Tussauds—first is Miss Universe 2015 Pia Wurtzbach whose wax figure is currently displayed in Madame Tussauds - Hong Kong and this year, legendary boxer Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao will also get his own wax figure displayed in the same museum. Catriona will be the first Filipino to have a wax figure at Madame Tussauds - Singapore.



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It was confirmed that the outfit for the replica of the beauty queen will be her astonishing red Mayon or "lava" gown with a thigh-high slit by Mak Tumang, which she wore at the Miss Universe 2018 coronation night where she was also crowned as the 67th Miss Universe.


Her overall look and aura that night—including her hairstyle, her cuff earring, and her "lava" walk—was so stunning and jaw-dropping it went viral and spurred countless memes.   


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The wax figure will first be revealed in the Philippines, and will tour around Madame Tussauds in Hong Kong, Bangkok, and Singapore. 


Madame Tussauds is located at 40 Imbiah Road Sentosa, Singapore 099700


Photos from @catriona_gray  and @maktumang