Madame Tussauds unveiled a new Nicki Minaj wax work and people have a lot of questions

You've got to feel sorry for waxwork artists.

They spend years (probably) perfecting their craft at wax work academy (possibly?) only to have even their best creations exist firmly in uncanny valley.

The latest celebrity to receive the honour of a less-than-flattering waxwork is Nicki Minaj, with a wax work statue of the singer being unveiled in Madame Tussauds in Berlin.

The waxwork, based on Minaj's look for her 'Anaconda' music video, looks nothing like the star.

Fans have kicked off, with one saying: "YALL SEEN NICKI MINAJ ‘S WAX FIGURE B**CHHHH WTFFF IM CRYING." While others have claimed not to recognise the star the wax work claims to represent at all.

Another said:

Does google not exist?

Some have claimed that the work more closely resembles Kourtney Kardashian, while others have called out the stark difference between the figure's facial skin tone and that of its body.

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