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Justin Trudeau Wax Statue Unveiled In Montreal

The statue was unveiled at Montreal's Grevin wax museum.

11/21/2017 19:43 EST | Updated 11/21/2017 22:03 EST

Montreal's Grevin wax museum will unveil a statue of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tonight.

The effigy was sculpted by Paris-based artist Eric Saint Chaffray and will be housed in the museum on the fifth floor of the downtown Montreal Eaton Centre.

Grevin Montreal is hosting a reception cocktail in the museum at 5:30 p.m. to welcome the museum's newest wax star.

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A wax sculpture of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is shown during a ceremony at the Grevin museum in Montreal, Tuesday.

A spokesperson for Grevin Montreal said the real Trudeau is not expected to attend the party.

The museum was inaugurated in 2013 and contains roughly 120 wax figures of local stars such as Ginette Reno and international celebrities including Katy Perry.

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A wax sculpture of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is shown during a ceremony at the Grevin museum in Montreal, Tuesday.

Grevin Montreal is owned by Compagnie des Alpes, the French parent company of the original Grevin, located in Paris.

There are also Grevin wax museums in Prague and Seoul.