Michael Jackson's Wax Figure Heads to D.C.

Pop king Michael Jackson, or his wax version, is making a surprise stop at the Madame Tussauds museum.

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Even Washington is grieving for the King of Pop, so much so that Madame Tussauds, the wax museum, is shipping its Michael Jackson figure to the city so that fans can say goodbye to the singer. Here's its release to us.

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MADAME TUSSAUDS WASHINGTON D.C. TO HONOR MEMORY OF MICHAEL JACKSON WITH DISPLAY OF HIS WAX FIGURE IN WINDOW OF ATTRACTION FOR PASSERSBY TO VIEW

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As part of the worldwide response to the passing of Michael Jackson, Madame Tussauds D.C. will pay tribute to his memory by displaying a wax likeness of the "King of Pop" in the window of the attraction for passersby to view on Thursday, July 2, starting 11:00 a.m., at Madame Tussauds Washington D.C., 1025 F Street, NW (at 10 th Street.)

Due to overwhelming requests from D.C.-area fans, the figure was shipped-down to D.C. from Madame Tussauds' New York attraction.  Huge crowds of fans gathered on 42 nd Street in New York City to take pictures, lay flowers or offer their tearful goodbyes, while the figure was on display.

Recent reports indicate a 30-car motorcade will escort the pop icon's body to his Neverland Ranch for a public viewing this week, with a memorial service expected over the weekend.

WHEN:
Thursday, July 2

TIME:
11:00 a.m.

WHERE:
Madame Tussauds
Washington D.C.
1025 F Street, NW (corner of 10 th Street )
Washington D.C.

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