It sounds like Beliebers have a hard time keeping their hands to themselves! The Justin Bieber wax figure at Madame Tussauds in Times Square in NYC has been exiled to early retirement due to too much groping, which has compromised the look of the doppelganger.

The wax Biebs has been fondled and grabbed by so many fans that the powers-that-be at the exhibit have had to remove it from public display. The wax version of Bieber, created during his younger, swoopy bangs years, was not constrained by any sort of ropes or barriers, so Beliebers did as they wished with it.

Can you blame them? They just wanted to cop a feel.

"Thousands of fans have had their photographs taken with him since then -- but it has taken its toll," a source told The New York Post. This has lead to damage, and even with routine maintenance and upkeep, this wax version "no longer does justice either to the star or to the attraction."

Therefore, it has been removed with great reluctance.

Bret Pidgeon, GM of Maddam Tussauds, stated, "This is disappointing, but hopefully we can welcome a new 'grown-up' Justin back to the attraction in the near future."