But the waxwork drew criticism for depicting Minaj on her hands and knees, barely clothed, in reference to the singer's 'Anaconda' video. Even though the singer was excited about her waxwork, others felt it was disrespectful and sexist. Outspoken rapper Azealia Banks voiced her concerns with the problematic statue, saying it would lead to people "shoving their crotch in her face". They said they will be redesigning the set around Minaj's waxwork so inappropriate pictures cannot be taken again, and will increase the presence of staff in the area. You can find our Community Guidelines in full here. Want to discuss real-world problems, be involved in the most engaging discussions and hear from the journalists? Start your Independent Premium subscription today. Independent Premium Comments can be posted by members of our membership scheme, Independent Premium. It allows our most engaged readers to debate the big issues, share their own experiences, discuss real-world solutions, and more.
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By Helena Horton. Madame Tussauds has been forced into changing the set design of its Nicki Minaj display after visitors to the attraction in Las Vegas posted their obscene poses with the waxwork online. Customers were pictured simulating intercourse with the wax figure, which is modelled on the explicit 'Anaconda' video , in which the singer appears suggestively on her hands and knees. The sexualised pose shocked some when it was unveiled earlier this month in Nevada even before pictures of people gyrating behind, licking, riding and touching up the figurine were posted on social media. In a tweeted statement, Tussauds said the actions of one visitor had been "inappropriate" and apologised for "any offense this has caused". They also said in their statement that they will be changing the design of the set, so people can't get quite so close to the wax figure, but did not say they would alter the figure itself. However, there have been positive reactions to the figure, with excited fans posting less explicit pictures captioned MTNickiSelfie on social media, which are being retweeted by the company.
Since the Las Vegas museum unveiled it earlier this month, fans have been rushing to be photographed with it. But some visitors have been getting a bit too excited and taking "inappropriate" pics, says the museum. Madame Tussauds says that while it wants people to have an "interactive, immersive experience", the waxworks must be "treated respectfully". Madame Tussauds has brought in extra staff to monitor visitors and will "redesign" the figure too, said a BBC report.