Madame Tussauds unveils tattoed Rihanna waxwork

A team of 20 people spent four months creating the Rihanna statue. Credit: RTV

Madame Tussauds unveiled its eighth Rihanna wax figure at a New York tattoo parlor today.

A team of 20 spent four months creating the statue, which comes complete with six tattoos and is dressed in a costume the singer has been wearing on her ongoing "Diamonds World Tour".

Six tattoos can be seen on the statue, from her ear to her fingers and hands. Credit: RTV

The wax figure will be on permanent display at Madam Tussauds' New York location. The singer also has likenesses in Las Vegas, Hollywood, Washington D.C., London, Sydney, Berlin and Vienna.