The girls head home after panel to find bags containing Warriors in Pink clothing to benefit Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, which is also sponsored by Ford. They each choose a Warriors in Pink-adjacent symbol and have to style their hair, makeup and set for a photo challenge shot by Nigel Barker. Jaclyn is a warrior, replete with boxing gloves, Kasia is a heart, Mikaela is war paint, and Molly is angel wings. Hannah is a spiral and basically shoots the box cover for a Get in Shape Girl accessory. Brittani is a dove with a bonsai tree and admits to not being a thinker while posing, which is her first bad call of the day. Alexandria is a tree of love, and for some reason dresses herself like a Von Trapp. Despite this fact, and to the great chagrin of all of the other girls, Alexandria wins the challenge. Not only does she get to pose for a Ford Warriors in Pink print ad (and commercial, which we see along with a Ford Focus commercial in which Nigel HAS HAIR!! HORRORS!), but Nigel introduces her co-star -- a new 2012 Ford Focus that she also gets to keep. The other girls are rip shit about it, as you can imagine.
Backstage, Brittani talks copious shit about Alexandria and says that Nigel picked the ugliest person there to win the challenge. Alexandria is like, "Um, I can hear you," and Brittani gets super-trailer-park on her as a fascinated Nigel watches. This is not good. Alexandria manages to more or less maintain her cool, while Brittani does not. Back at home, the girls debate whether to give Alexandria shit or the silent treatment, and opt for the latter. An isolated Alexandria is at first sad, but then calls herself an alpha lioness and loses any viewer sympathy she's managed to garner over the past 20 minutes.
For the week's photo shoot, the girls are crazy for fashion at Universal Studios, with the Bates Motel in the background of their shots. They're each crazy for a specific element of fashion, and are styled by Gossip Girl stylist Eric Daman, who is also their guest judge. Molly is crazy for accessories, and while she starts off awkwardly she manages to work it out. Hannah is crazy for handbags, and while Jay thinks it's a hot mess the judges like her picture well enough. Kasia is crazy for hair and looks totally deranged, while Alexandria is kind of dull as she is crazy for faux fur. What is NOT dull, however, is when Nigel calls crazy-for-shoes Brittani out at panel for her behavior on the Warriors in Pink set. Brittani says that she thinks Nigel made the wrong choice in the challenge, because Alexandria is not a role model but a nit. Nigel doesn't care what happens in their house, and says that having a shit fit in front of a client only serves to make you look bad. He does have a point. Brittani breaks down as Tyra tells her that to be a role model, or a working model, you need to know when to shut your trap. Brittani fans herself, runs off, and has a panic attack backstage. It's the most dramatic thing to happen at panel since we learned about vagus nerves and Tyra's "I have never in my life yelled at a girl like this" freakout.
Jaclyn's Baby Jane-esque crazy for makeup photo is deemed the best of the week, and it's Brittani and the constantly lackluster Mikaela who land in the bottom two. Tyra gives a lecture about how she actually can be outvoted, and was this week when the other judges outnumbered her and decided to keep Brittani. So Mikaela goes home, and Brittani gets a theoretical chance at redemption, though Tyra tells her that she'll be smizing uphill.
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Previously on ANTM: The girls had a challenge meet and greet with fans, and Alexandria gave a peck on the cheek to a creepy dude that Monique had sent her way. Miss J. did not approve of the kiss, because that's how stalkers are born. The girls got slathered in mud and posed for blonde and brunette group shots. Though Alexandria reverted to some of her controlling ways on set, it was mediocre Monique who was sent home. Seven bitches remain!
In the limo on the way home, some of the girls congratulate Brittani on her first ever best-of-week photo. She's quite happy to move up from the ranks of runner-up. However, she was also shocked that Alexandria wasn't in the bottom two. There are no words, Brittani says, for how much she dislikes this girl. Unfortunately for both of them, there actually are adequate words and Brittani will opt to use them at exactly the wrong time. Brittani adds that Alexandria is completely rude and disrespectful, and it's only a matter of time before panel sees her true colors shining through. The problem is that they've already seen those colors, in bright neon, and are totally keeping her around just for the fun of it.
Mikaela says that she was not expecting to be in the bottom two with Monique. Interesting, because I think the rest of us have been expecting it for some time. Mikaela is tired of doing her best and then showing up to panel and seeing a crunk photo displayed. You do have to wonder sometimes about the photo selection process. Mikaela interviews that she's pissed off. She's been modeling since she was fifteen years old, and thus has had a lot more experience than many of the girls. You'd think if that was the case that she'd know how to keep her eyes open on camera once in a while.
The girls return home and admire Brittani's photo as digital art for ten seconds before noticing a big stack of red bags waiting for them. Each bag has a symbol on it, and inside are several items of clothing from Warriors in Pink, powered by Ford. Molly explains that proceeds from Warriors in Pink clothing go to the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure for breast cancer awareness. Brittani says that she has two close friends who have fought breast cancer. She's excited to be doing something for a cause.
Feelings of goodwill, however, do not last long in the model abode. Molly and Brittani have a snack, and Molly says that she doesn't even want to go in the next room and have to look at Alexandria's face. She tells us that Alexandria is definitely on her list of most annoying bitches ever. We get a montage of Alexandria being annoying while instructing others in runway technique, talking about raw chicken, freaking out about her lip zit on a photo shoot, accusing others of towel thievery, and referring to herself as "the talent." Everything that Alexandria does drives Molly nuts, and she says that once Alexandria goes home everything will be fine. That interview is taken from when Molly still had her whack weave, but a shot of the girls sitting around the table in their house assures us that the ill feelings have not dissipated.