Chewbacca Mom Now Has an Action Figure, Will Probably Be a Meme Forever

Candace Payne, aka Chewbacca Mom, now has her own action figure and will probably be a meme forever.

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The 37-year-old Texan and mom who cracked the world up by cracking herself up in a Chewbacca Wookie mask now has an action figure created in her likeness. Candace Payne posted the now mega-viral video of herself laughing in a Chewbacca mask on May 19, and has since rocketed to Internet fame and a one-of-a-kind Chewbacca toy made by Hasbro.

The toy was custom made for Payne, whose viral video is the most viewed Facebook Live video to date, with well over 3 million shares. Payne's new custom toy is the latest jewel in her crown of internet fame. According to Entertainment Weekly, Payne, AKA Chewbacca Mom, has received 100,000 rewards points and Star Wars goods from Kohl's (the department store where Payne purchased the now-famous mask),  a tour of Lucasfilm's headquarters, and appeared as a guest on The Late Late Show With James Corden

TIME reported on June 3 that Payne has received $420,000 worth of gifts, the bulk of which was $400,000 worth of scholarships for Payne and her family provided by Southeastern University, a Christian college in Florida. 

Reached for comment by email, a Hasbro spokesperson told Complex,

We did create an action figure specifically for Candace to thank her for sharing our love of Hasbro’s Chewbacca Electronic Mask. The “Chewbacca Mom” figure includes 13 phrases from Candace’s viral video, including phrases like “That’s not me making that noise, it’s the mask,” and “I am such a happy Chewbacca,” as well as her contagious laugh.

Evidently delighted by the custom toy, Payne posted a photo on Instagram thanking Hasbro for (literally) rolling out the red carpet for her and her family when she appeared at their headquarters to receive the toy:

Candace Payne did not immediately reply to Complex's requests for comment.

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