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Beyoncé's Alleged Wax Figure Was Revealed And People Are Pretty Confused About It

"Uh-oh, uh-oh, uh-oh, oh, no, no."

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Remember how they did our girl in that Canadian wax museum:

Yall... I went to a wax museum in Canada and they thought this was Beyoncé. I'm hurt

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Things started looking a little better when Madame Tussauds wax museum in New York debuted its versions of the 35-year-old multi-Grammy winner.

But when a kindhearted tweet on Tuesday revealed Beyoncé's alleged latest figure at Madame Tussauds New York, fans LOST IT!

Beyonce' wax figure at @MadameTussauds is FIERCE!

Some couldn't see past the surprising difference in her skin tone:

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Which left many confused:

@CCFan007 @MadameTussauds This is a melanin-defunct, lipless, thickless Bey. What u expect boo?

@CCFan007 @MadameTussauds Where?!

While others thought the wax figure favored other celebrities:

@CCFan007 @MadameTussauds I thought this was Lindsay Lohan at first glance.

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@jananamirah @CCFan007 @MadameTussauds or shakira? where is her melanin.

And then there were the fans who refused to be hoodwinked, bamboozled, or led astray:

But ultimately, people couldn't grasp how Beyoncé's name could be associated with the figure in any way:

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@CCFan007 @MadameTussauds Me still looking for the real Beyonce wax figure cause this ain't it.

Don't get it twisted — Madame Tussauds has done wonderful work with people of color in the past, like these wax figures from its Hollywood and London locations:

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UPDATE:

Madame Tussaud issued a statement to TMZ after receiving backlash on their Beyoncé figure:

"Our talented team of sculptors takes every effort to ensure we accurately color match all of our wax figures to the celebrity being depicted. Lighting within the attraction combined with flash photography may distort and misrepresent the color of our wax figures."

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