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Not only did winner Sophie Sumner win over America, she won over Dame Helen Mirren!
 
Helen debuted pink hair at the BAFTAs (British Oscars, basically) over the weekend, and she told The Independent she was inspired by our beloved Sophie, who competed on Britain's Next Top Model before winning America's Next Top Model: British Invasion. Sophie’s signature Cycle 18 look was the pink hair she got in her makeover.

"I just thought it would be fun,” Helen explained of her pink hair. “Honestly, I was watching America's Next Top Model — did you watch the season where they had the British girls and the Americans? Well, do you remember the British girl who won? She had pink hair and I thought that "Ooh, that looks really pretty.' I'm copying her, basically."

So Sophie was such a good hair ambassador she even inspired an iconic 67-year-old Oscar winner to go pink. That is truly a *top* model. By the way, how awesome is it that Dame Helen is an ANTM fan? Do you think she’s excited to watch the hot male models of Cycle 20?

Source: The Independent