'Life-Like' Polamalu Frightens Wax Museum Fans

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NFL star Troy Polamalu is famous for his long black curls, and it's plausible he could be among the statues in Hollywood's Madame Tussauds. So when visitors sidled up for a photo with the figure in a Pittsburgh Steelers jersey, they got a shock. It was alive. Polamalu was shooting a commercial.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host: Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

If you don't already find wax museums a bit creepy, this might convince you. NFL star Troy Polamalu is famous for his long, black curls. And it's quite plausible he would be among the lifelike statues in Hollywood's Madam Tussauds. So when visitors sidled up for a souvenir photo with the wax figure in a Steelers jersey, they got a shock. It was alive. It was Polamalu in the flesh shooting a commercial and playing a prank. It's MORNING EDITION.

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