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America's Next Top Model

America's Next Top Model: Meet the Women Competing on British Invasion

Originally posted 02/17/2012 12:00PM

The British are coming!

Tyra Banks's hit show America's Next Top Model returns to the CW for its 18th cycle on Feb. 29 with a brand new twist: seven young women will compete against seven favorite contestants from Britain's Next Top Model.

"This cycle will feature a variety of seasoned women from across the pond that will do whatever it takes to make it as a model in America," reads a press release for the show. "They will compete against not only each other but a group of aspiring American models. Emotions run high, the women are divided and the competition is intense as they vie for the grand prize."

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Expect Top Model Drama To Be 'Very Juicy' This Season, Says Isis King

America's Next Top Model

Isis King: America's Next Top Model Drama 'Will Be Very Juicy!'

Originally posted 09/14/2011 06:30PM

Isis King will definitely be tuning in to watch herself and her 13 competitors on America's Next Top Model's 17th cycle.

"Until I watch it I'll never know what people say behind closed doors!" says King, 25, who is returning to compete against other previous contestants. "I'm sure there will be some Twitter drama when the show airs – it will be very juicy!"

The multi-talented King, who calls herself a "Renaissance woman," says viewers can expect to see more of her own clothing designs on the show.

"My clothes are edgy, bold," says the Art Institute of Philadelphia grad. "Growing up, my favorite designer was Donatella Versace."

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