Performance of the Week

Performance of the Week Dec. 20, 2004

A star-studded Nativity scene at London wax museum MADAME TUSSAUDS elevated soccer god David Beckham to biblical status last week, exhibiting wax figures of him and his wife Victoria, a.k.a. Posh Spice, as Joseph and Mary. As pop singer Kylie Minogue hovers angelically, Hugh Grant and Samuel L. Jackson appear as shepherds while Tony Blair, George W. Bush and Prince Philip portray wise men in the display, which will stay up until January. The Vatican has called the scene blasphemous. And with Posh as the Virgin, the church may have a point.

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