ANTM contestant Winnie Harlow made an appearance on the Watch What Happens Live show where she expressed to Andy Cohen that ANTM did nothing for her modeling career. This statement came after a fan asked her when did she know she made it?
The model said her career really started kicking off well after the season was aired and over with. She also said that being on ANTM was like a reality show which doesn’t do anything for any models career realistically.
Winnie said she was discovered by a major photographer from London who was interested in shooting her after seeing her photos online. She said ‘ he was like hey I’ve seen your photos online and I want to do a shoot with you’ she added the photo went viral which led into her booking campaigns then from there onwards she’s been booked and busy.
She said when she auditioned for ANTM she thought it was the perfect platform for modeling . She added "I thought, 'That's going to be a career starter.' But it was really a reality TV show. That's not what I signed up for. She ended with ‘It's still a part of my history, and I'm really grateful for everything that I've done to get where I am. But you know’.