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Veteran local stars react to Huang Wenyong being featured in Madame Tussauds Singapore:

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XIANG YUN, 53

"I feel very happy for him as he is a representative of the actors from my generation.

"The wax figure is a tribute to him, and it's a form of respect and honour for him.

"It's also a way for all of us to remember him... Wenyong has acted in many local Chinese dramas before. No one else can compete with him.

"The netizen's comment is not that nice, and it is bound to make his family members feel uncomfortable and unhappy.

"As for me, I've never thought of having my own wax figure. Maybe in the future when I die, there will be one to commemorate me."

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ZHENG GEPING, 50

"It's an honour to see a veteran artist have his own wax figure in the Tussauds museum, in memory of his contribution to society.

"He also helped educate and promote the right values and enhanced our local culture through his onscreen work.

"He had gained so much respect and support from the public and people from the industry.

"As for the insensitive comment, it's one person's opinion against those of the many who supported the museum's decision. The verdict is clear."