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Macpherson: Lily Cole does it right


Elle Macpherson

Elle Macpherson

Elle Macpherson

Elle Macpherson wants Lily Cole to appear on the next series of Britain And Ireland's Next Top Model.

The Australian-born supermodel - nicknamed The Body - who returns as judge, host and executive producer on this year's series, wants Lily to show the wannabe models they can be more than just a pretty face.

Elle said: "She's just graduated from Cambridge so I want to say, 'Here's a girl who's very successful but she didn't give up her education'."

The 48-year-old added: "I look for girls who are ballsy, because they need to stand out in a casting."

She said: "Although this is a really fun business - if we're successful we get to travel the world and it's a great way to find out about personal grooming, about business, and know about yourself - I think it's really important you have a back-up plan."

Britain And Ireland's Next Top Model begins on Monday July 4 on Sky Living.