Paris museum vows it is improving Dwayne Johnson wax statue following controversy

Disney General Entertainment/Jennifer Potheiser

The Grévin Museum in Paris vows it is “already working on improving” the wax likeness of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson that had been widely flamed online for being too white.

Online snarkers teed off on the noticeably pale statue of the Black and Samoan superstar, and Johnson weighed in, forwarding comedian James Andre Jefferson Jr.‘s riffs, one of which described the statue as looking more like a storefront accountant than the Black Adam star.

Johnson also noted, “For the record, I’m going to have my team reach out to our friends at Grevin Museum … so we can work at ‘updating’ my wax figure here with some important details and improvements- starting with my skin color.”

In its statement posted to Instagram, the museum called the flamed wax statue a “work in progress,” expressing to its followers, “your feedback is always invaluable to us.”

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