Just in time for Tom Brady’s birthday, the Dreamland Wax Museum is hoping to give fans the gift of a new wax sculpture for the five-time Super Bowl champ.
The museum, which opened its doors this week, has made an offer to the Patriots quarterback: Help us make our wax version of you look more like, well, you.
The offer comes after days of complaints from visitors that the sculpture of Brady doesn’t exactly look like the football star. CNN sports correspondent Coy Wire took aim at the sculpture on air, too, using the opportunity to show other unflattering photos of Brady.
But Dreamland wants to fix it.
“The only way to create a perfect rendition is for the artist to sit with the person and take over 200 measurements,” the museum wrote on their Facebook page. “That’s the only way the figure will be exact.”
They invited Brady to join them for a measurement session, adding that “getting a perfect TB12 figure is our top priority.”
Posting a photo of the wax sculpture alongside a real photo of Brady, the museum asked Facebook users to share the post and tag Tom Brady.
“Each and every wax figure is a work of art. There are only a handful of people in the world that can do this artistry. Each head takes up to six months to create. Each strand of hair placed one follicle at a time. That’s why hair alone takes around 50 days to get right,” the museum wrote. “That doesn’t mean they all come out perfect.”
With Brady’s help, though, the museum is hoping his sculpture is as close to perfect as possible.
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