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Jenna Marbles: first YouTube star to get her own Madame Tussauds wax figure

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The first social media star is getting her own wax figure in Madame Tussauds New York City Wax Museum. Jenna Marbles, known as Jenna Mourey in the real world, has over 15 million YouTube subscribers with 1.8 billion views. She also hosts a podcast with her boyfriend Julien Solomita and hosts a countdown on SirusXM, People notes. "I can't believe I'm getting my own figure,” she said in a statement, according to Perez Hilton. “Watching the studio's team work so diligently to get every last detail of me was an interesting experience, and I can't wait to see the finished result!" Marbles posted a video on Instagram of the team taking measurements and sculptures of herself in order to get her figure perfect. Her wax figure is set to debut in October at Times Square’s Madame Tussauds tourist spot and Marbles will be featured holding her phone out in “selfie” mode, which allows fans to take a selfie with their favorite YouTube star.

I'm so beyond honored and excited that @nycwax is making me into a wax figure!! In October at their Times Square location you can come take selfies with wax me and grope da butt all you want. The grope zoo will officially be open jk but seriously this is probably the coolest thing that has ever happened I'm just so completely floored by this and thank you so much @nycwax

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