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Velma Von Tussle
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The 1998 and the 2007 Velma

Name:

Velma Von Tussle

Gender:

Female

Family:

Franklin Von Tussle (1988 husband)
Amber Von Tussle (daughter)

Friends:

The Corny Collins Show Members (some)

Enemies:

Edna Turnblad
Tracy Turnblad
Corny Collins
Seaweed J. Stubbs
Motormouth Maybelle
Black People

Relatonships:

Franklin Von Tussle (husband, 1988 only)
Wilbur Turnblad (seduced him)

Appearences:

Hairspray (1988 film)
Hairspray (2007 film)

Portrayed by:

Debbie Harry (1988)
Michelle Pfeiffer (2007)

Velma Von Tussle is the main antagonist on Hairspray, both, 1988 and 2007. Is the mother of the mean girl, Amber and was a producer of The Corny Collins Show. Velma is very prejudice especially towards people of a different race, and people who are overweight. She considers herself and her daughter Amber to be the best. She is also known for having a promiscuous reputation in the 2007 film. At one point she tries to seduce Wilbur Turnblad so his wife will forbid their daughter Tracy from dancing on The Corny Collins Show ever again. She is later fired by Mr. Spritzer after her outburst of how she rigged the votes for Amber is broadcast on television.

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