WASHINGTON, DC — Maybe Alex Ovechkin was creeped out about having a doppelganger. Why else get a fresh scar on the day your wax figure was being unveiled?
He was late to the unveiling of his wax figure at Madame Tussauds Washington D.C., having been stitched up earlier on Monday after banging his face against the crossbar in Washington Capitals practice. The scar above his eyebrow was one of the only discernible distinctions between Ovie Prime and Wax Ovie, another of the eerie clones on display at the wax museum.
From Madame Tussauds:
Ovechkin was an eager participant in the creation of his wax figure, spending hours with a team of Madame Tussauds studio artists, who joined him in Arlington, V.A. earlier this year to take more than 250 precise measurements and photographs — capturing him from every angle. The team of artists has been working since July to ensure the figure fully captures his unique style, exact eye color, build and overall allure, including his captivating smile ...