On America’s Next Top Model 2017 week 8, the contestants model luxury designer Philipp Plein‘s latest collection at a party where guest Jason Derulo stops by. They compete in pairs for best couple shot.
Last week the contestants got a lesson in motion from Beyoncé choreographer Chris Grant. Then they filmed part of a music video with Director X. Marissa Hopkins was in the bottom two after being very disrespectful to guest coach Stacey McKenzie. But, it was Kyle McCoy who was sent home.
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America’s Next Top Model 2017 week 8 opens with the contestants coming back to the house to see India Gants‘ best performance on display. India happily says that she thinks she could really win this.
Binta Dibba says in her interview that the previous day was one of the hardest days of her life. The judges absolutely hated her performance.
The contestants find out they’re going to be modeling a Philipp Plein collection. During their fitting, Marissa says that she feels like a celebrity and that she could definitely get used to that feeling.
Courtney Nelson and Cory Anne Roberts talks bout how they haven’t been getting along. Courtney says that Cory Anne is used to getting her way while she isn’t. She explains that Cory Anne has money, while she has nothing.
The contestants arrive at Philipp Plein’s house. He tells them that he’s going to host an exclusive party and the models will be the featured attraction, modeling his collection. They’re paired off to do the challenge.
While Cory Anne and Tatiana Price prepare for the challenge, Cory Anne tells Tatiana that she has a friend who does this type of modeling for Gucci.
Marissa and Cody Wells do a complete scene that includes yelling at each other while pretending to fight over a purse. India says in her interview that Marissa and Cody are making fools of themselves.
Philipp and Drew Elliot are very disappointed with Binta and Paige Mobley‘s performance in the challenge.
The contestants go to Philipp, Drew and guest Jason Derulo to get the challenge results. It turns out that Marissa and Cody won.
The contestants do a high fashion photo shoot for Philipp Plein where they pose on a jet. Jason Derulo appears again to pose with them.
During Marissa’s shoot, one of her boobs keeps popping out from underneath her jacket. But, she seems happy to let Jason Derulo get a peak. His reaction shots are pretty great.
Back at the house, Cory Anne tries to work out her conflict with Courtney. In hopes of helping the others understand her better, Courtney opens up about growing up with a mom who never said “I love you” and kicked her out when she was 16. Cory Anne starts crying and hugs Courtney, telling her that no one deserves that.
Time for panel!
Ashley Graham and Rita Ora tell Marissa that she looks “young” in the photo. It’s hard to tell if they see it as a good thing, but Law Roach loves it.
Rita tells India that this is her favorite photo of her. Law tells her, “You are giving me ’90s Versace.”
Rita tells Paige she wishes that she’d extended her leg more. Ashley tells her it doesn’t really have “a story.” Law disagrees and says he likes the shot.
Rita tells Binta that her photo is great “but it’s not mind-blowing.” She says that she wants to see something different from her.
Ashley tells Tatiana that this photo is “taking it to another levels.” Law also says he loves it.
Rita says there’s no “boss initiative” in Cory Anne’s photo. Ashley says that she looks “a little stiff.”
The judges love Cody’s photo. Law says that she’s the only one who looks like she’s been on a private jet before.
Rita tells Courtney her photo isn’t doing anything for her. When Courtney mentions her allergies, the judges bring up again that they believe she complains too much.
Tatiana gets best photo. Courtney and Binta are in the bottom two. Rita tells thems, “When we first started this competition, you two models were the girls to beat.” She tells them that at this point they should be getting better and better, not worse.
Courtney gets to stay another week. Binta is eliminated.
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