A new and lifelike Britney Spears wax figure - a likeness of the superstar at the MTV VMAs 2008 - was unveiled yesterday at Madame Tassaud's London.

Due to the precisely-dated nature of this wax replica, we won't quiz you in this edition of Real or Wax. Britney was obviously not at the MTVs this weekend.

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He won't be sworn in for another five days, but Barack Obama is already hard at work in Washington, pushing for Congressional support of his $825 billion economic stimulus package and for the confirmation of his embattled Cabinet picks.

OR IS HE?

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Carrie Underwood, the 25-year-old former American Idol, delivered a special treat yesterday, promoting a holiday edition of her current album, Carnival Ride.

OR DID SHE?

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Try not to drool on your keyboard as you stare at the photo below. It's a shot of the hunkiest High School Musical star of them all, decked out in his Wildcats basketball uniform.

OR IS IT?

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The photo below is pure inspiration. Dressed head-to-toe in black, the greatest Olympic champion in history poses with his treasure trove of gold medals.

OR IS HE?

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