Do you guys remember the adorable little girls that practically stole the nation’s hearts back in 2011? Little Sophia Grace Brownlee and her cousin Rosie McClelland became an internet sensation after they uploaded a cover of Nicki Minaj‘s “Superbass” that went viral. And when it caught the attention of talk show host Ellen DeGeneres, the girls appeared on her show and, naturally, viewers couldn’t help but fall in love with them.
The then-youngsters — they were 8 and 5 years old when they rose to fame — were so adorable, that they even got their own segment on the show. During “Tea Time With Sophia Grace & Rosie” and during it, the dynamic duo would interview celebrities like Taylor Swift, Miley Cyrus and Justin Bieber while having a tea party! What could possibly be more fun to watch than little kids dressed in tutus talking to our favorite celebs, right? It was such a hit that the girls even became The Ellen DeGeneres Show correspondents on the red carpet, appeared in two episodes of Sam & Cat and even released a single together!
Now, they’re both grown up and Rosie is a major star. She’s released multiple singles — like “Girls” — and is still a household name.
“I’m still only 14 and I’m not focusing on boys just yet,” she told E! News in October 2020 about the inspiration behind her song. “To me, my friends are way more important right now! I’m just enjoying being a teenager with all my girls!”
As she grows up, the blonde beauty can’t wait to make the move to Los Angeles full time. “I have things like my prom to look forward to and everything else that is waiting for me after that,” she gushed. “I spent so much time growing up there and I always told myself that one day I’d live there full time. There’s no place like Hollywood!”
Don’t worry, she’s still close with her cousin! “We actually hung out last week and she gave me some clothes from her new clothing range!” Rosie said of Sophia Grace. “We support each other in everything we do!”
But what else are the cousins up to now, you ask? Well, we went ahead and did some investigating, and you are not going to believe how different they look. Yep, that’s right, the adorable little girls are all grown up, and we’re shook over how much they’ve changed. Plus, they’ve both come a seriously long way with their careers! See for yourself — scroll through our gallery to check out everything Sophia Grace and Rosie have accomplished over the years.
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