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We really miss Sophia Grace and Rosie. Here's where they are 8 years on.

To this day, a video of Sophia Grace and Rosie performing their energetic rendition of ‘Super Bass’ alongside Nicki Minaj on the Ellen DeGeneres Show is the talk show’s most viewed content on YouTube. More than 139 million people have watched it.

Sophia Grace and Rosie, then eight and five years old respectively, were dressed in pink fairy tutus when they captured the world’s hearts with their enthusiasm, innocence and insane talent.

The viral video saw the duo gain international fame: Sophia Grace known as the crazily-gifted singer with a promising future, and her cousin, Rosie, as the fiercely loyal sidekick that every woman deserves.

Watch a snippet from the iconic episode below. Post continues after.

They appeared regularly on the talk show with red carpet interviews, trips to toy shops and performances of them covering their latest favourite song.

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THEY WERE SO CUTE. Image via YouTube.

Social media simply could not get enough of them. They even had their own kids movie made in 2014, Sophia Grace and Rosie's Royal Adventure.

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But eight years later, the two little girls are, well, no longer little girls.

Today, Sophia Grace is a 16-year-old teenager with 1.4 million followers on Instagram.

Her social media feed is full of a) selfies b) peace signs and c) selfies. And her content has a distinct lack of a) pink fairy costumes b)...cuteness... c) ROSIE. Excuse us, but what happened to Rosie???

 

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Sophia Grace has pursued her passion of singing and rapping, releasing a number of solo songs (as in, sans Rosie) in the past few years.

Just three months ago, the teenager released a song titled "Cant' Sleep", which begins with the lyrics...

"People say they want me to be the same as I was before,

And it annoys me 'cause I'm not that person anymore...

I wanna show people that I'm a different person now"

Sophia Grace is clearly wanting to reinvent herself from the cute child star she was known as, and now be famous for her songs.

She is also a YouTuber, boasting over three million subscribers who view her beauty, lifestyle and singing content.

Oh. And the teenager did a 10 year challenge earlier this year, which honestly beats all other 10 year challenges that ever existed.

 

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As for Rosie, who maybe just a little bit had her microphone turned off while performing with Sophia Grace, her transformation has been less... dramatic.

Her Instagram bio, which has 510 thousand followers, states that her account is still run by her mum. And what Rosie, now 12 years old, lacks in fairy costumes she makes up for in bunny ears.

 

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And pineapples:

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She also recently posted a rare photo with her cousin and former singing partner Sophia Grace, so at least we know they still hang out:

 

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Fun night with my @therealsophiagrace love you ❤️

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What is most surprising about Rosie's account is the photos and videos of her SOLO singing.

Who would have thought that Sophia Grace's sidekick could actually sing??

In March last year she posted an impressive rendition of The Greatest Showman's, 'This Is Me' - the girl clearly has talent, and we're only sorry we didn't believe in her singing potential earlier.

Despite being cousins, the once famous duo have not posted a picture together since April, 2017. But don't fear, they still follow each other on Instagram which is a sure sign their still... amicable.

I personally just can't wait for the day that Sophia Grace and Rosie return to the Ellen Show, because life just hasn't been the same since they stopped going viral.

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