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America's Next Top Model episode 3 recap: A clash with Kelly Cutrone

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After Mariah's exit last week, the British and American teams have the same number of models... but of course it's not going to stay that way for long!

Annaliese is certainly feeling the rivalry, admitting that she enjoyed seeing "all the British girls and just American girls standing there" at panel. Laura won the best photo, meaning lots of prizes for the Americans, but even that's not concerning Alisha: "I'm not here for the little prizes."

ANTM Brit Invasion Episode 3 - 'Cat Deeley' - Tyra Banks

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Just to ramp up the tension that little bit more, the British girls decide to start pranking their American counterparts... beginning by throwing little balls of paper at them at 2.30am. Unfortunately, Seymone doesn't take this too well and before long there's a huge argument going on. "I'm not used to being around females," Seymone admits. "Don't cross me, because I do slightly have a temper problem."

After all that drama, it's time for a bit more positivity... so here's Tyra to chat to the girls! She tells them about her novel Modelland and explains that it's about models with superpowers. So it's time to give the contestants their superpowers (and capes, obviously).

Sophie is Illuminata, because her face and energy light up the room; Alisha is 'Gam-A-Tronica' because of her "amazing legs"; Louise is Chameeleoné; Catherine can go from era to era so becomes Era-Descent; Ashley is named Charismia; and Annaliese has the Excite-To-Buy power that makes people want to buy things.

ANTM Brit Invasion Episode 3 - 'Cat Deeley' - Seymone, Laura, Azmarie (foreground), Kyle, Alisha, Louise, Sophie and Ashley

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Then it's over to the Americans - Azmarie is Andro-Genia because of her androgyny; Laura is Zagalicious because she doesn't "zig", she "zags"; Seymone's curves make her Fiercely Real; Kyle is Next-Doorsia because she's the girl next door; Candace becomes Exotica; and Eboni is 30-Never because she looks like she will never grow up.

Afterwards, Tyra tells them about her time studying at Harvard Business School and explains that they need to think about that side of the industry - marketing, strategy, accounting and so on. But first they have to meet up with Kelly Cutrone for their challenge...

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The photo shoot

The twist in this week's photoshoot is that the models will be responsible for everything - casting, wardrobe, hair and make up and props. They're in charge of a campaign for very.com and, of course, are split into British and American teams.

While Azmarie is a calm leader of the American girls, Annaliese struggles to keep things going. And things take a turn for the worse when Kelly begins to criticise her approach ("she terrifies me," Annaliese admits).

Louise also struggles when Kelly starts questioning them about their props, describing her as "so rude". Kelly's also critical of the American team, but Azmarie says that she has to be "strict" to have gotten where she is today.

America's Next Top Model British Invasion: AzMarie

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America's Next Top Model British Invasion: Louise

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The next day, it's time for the photoshoot - each team has two hours to complete the styling and get all their models shot. The American girls decide to go for a "punk love" theme, while the Brits choose "60s mod" as their concept.

Annaliese's leadership skills again come into question ("I wanted to slap her into shape," Alisha admits). Meanwhile, Louise is running across the set in an attempt to get everything done... much to Kelly's chagrin. She tells Louise to "watch her energy", but Louise responds: "I think my energy's fine."

When Kelly continues to criticise her, Louise decides to be quiet and say nothing, but Kelly's unimpressed, saying Louise has "one of the worst attitudes" she's ever seen. But Louise decides to use the energy in her photoshoot, which begins when the British girls have just three minutes left. Jay is very impressed - it's only when Louise is done that she starts crying.

Who goes home?

Guest judge Cat Deeley joins Tyra, Kelly and Nigel Barker for the third runway of the season - which girl will be going home this week? They've all chosen their own pictures from the shoot, too. The British girls are the ones to get judged first...

ANTM Brit Invasion Episode 3 - 'Cat Deeley' - Candace, Seymone, Kyle (foreground), Alisha, Louise and Sophie

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Annaliese

Annaliese admits that she didn't do a very good job as leader, but thanks the rest of her team. As for her photo, Kelly says choosing to jump was a "big risk" but she praises her for sticking with her intuition. Cat describes her as "young and fresh", but Tyra gives her some advice on how to jump as a model.

Sophie

Nigel doesn't think the photo shows her as Illuminata, but he says her shot is "cool". Cat also thinks Sophie was "brave", as her shot looks as if she's about to fall over. Tyra calls it "fun" and "quirky", adding that Sophie reminds her of Twiggy in the picture.

Catherine

Nigel really likes the picture, saying Sophie is a "bit of a chameleon". Tyra is "in love" with Catherine's eyes, saying that they remind her of Princess Diana.

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Ashley

Kelly doesn't think Ashley picked her best shot, and Nigel describes it as "interesting" but feels that she is posing for the camera too much. Still, Tyra praises Ashley's skin, comparing her to Anne Hathaway.

Alisha

The judges are confused that Alisha's superpower was to do with her legs, yet she chose a shot which crops them. Cat says that it doesn't really show off the proportions of the jacket she's wearing, and Kelly admits she's "disappointed" because Alisha looked great on set. She adds that perhaps Alisha just isn't good at picking photos. Alisha tearfully says she knows she can do better, and Cat tells her that she has "everything it takes".

Louise

Nigel says that Louise looks "strong" and "tough" in the photo, but when he adds that she also looks "very mean" Louise does not agree, adding that she "can't win". Kelly begins to complain about her attitude, while Nigel says she needs to take criticism with charm.

The real drama comes when Kelly declares that Louise was rude to her on set and Louise replies: "You were rude to me." Kelly refuses to speak to her anymore, while Tyra says she has a problem with authority. "I don't do well with rude people," Louise says. Cat also chips in to offer some advice, but gives up when Louise begins shaking her head.

Suddenly, Louise decides to walk out of the judging room in tears (I think she said she didn't want to be "branded" a certain way). Outside, she tearfully says she "needs to go home", adding: "Kelly Cutrone... if she was on the street I'd knock her out." The British girls are devastated, but Louise decides to leave the competition: "I feel like I'm losing myself. I feel like I'm losing it", she sobs.

ANTM Brit Invasion Episode 3 - 'Cat Deeley' - Louise

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Still, the American girls still have to be judged...

Azmarie

Nigel describes the shot as "striking and stunning", while Kelly praises her leadership skills. Tyra's also impressed with the photo, saying: "You did it!"

Kyle

Nigel calls it a "great shot", explaining that he loves the expression in Kyle's eyes. Tyra agrees, saying that Kyle has great control even when she's jumping.

Seymone

Kelly's not particularly impressed and urges Seymone to "own" her body a bit more. Cat's worried that the shot is a bit "too mature" and could alienate the typical very.com buyer.

Laura

Nigel likes the shot but wishes he could have seen more of Laura's face, but Cat loves it - even the shadow of her leg on the wall. Kelly says it's "on point".

ANTM Brit Invasion Episode 3 - 'Cat Deeley' - Laura

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Eboni

Tyra's disappointed - Eboni's supposed to look young and 30-Never, but she looks a bit older in this shot. And Nigel says it's "too sexy in the wrong kind of way".

Candace

Kelly is "so disappointed" in the picture, explaining that she is stunning in person but not in the shot. Nigel agrees that the picture is "kind of cheesy", and Candace admits that she overanalysed the shot too much.

So after the judges deliberate - and agree that they were going to say they liked Louise's photo before she left - it's time to find out who's going home! When the models return, Tyra explains that very.com thought that there were eight shots they could use.

The Americans continue to storm the best photos, with Azmarie winning this week. Second is Sophie, followed by Laura, Kyle, Catherine, Seymone, Annaliese and... Louise!

Tyra explains that very.com didn't think they could use Candace, Eboni, Alisha or Ashley's photos and asks them to step forward... only to reveal that they're all safe this week. "One thing you all four represent is being able to take critique," she tells them. "Another thing the judges see is potential in the four of you."

As for Louise, she says that she is "really proud" of her decision. "I get to go home and see my mum," she adds.

America's Next Top Model airs on Wednesdays at 9/8c on The CW.

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