Laverne Cox to Become First Transgender Entertainer Made Into Wax Figure

Laverne Cox

Photography by Danielle Levitt for Out

That's right, your favorite Orange Is the New Black star will not only have her very own wax figure at Madame Tussauds' in San Francisco, but she will also be the first transgender celebrity to have such an honor.

Cox's figure will be revealed during a San Francisco Pride press conference on June 26 and will be on display at the exhibit in Fisherman's Wharf.

In a statement from the San Jose Mecury News, Cox expressed a great deal of gratitude when talking about her achiement saying, "I am so deeply honored to have been asked to be a part of the Madame Tussauds legacy...I hope that this will be a source of inspiration for every one who encounters it to believe that their dreams matter and are possible."

 

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