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Sophie Monk shares a hilarious throwback from her pre-teen days

She's come so far!

By: Alex Lilly

Before she was the host of Love Island, before she was The Bachelorette and even before her Bardot days, Sophie Monk was a performer. And Australia's favourite bogan has shared a hilarious throwback video that proves it.

Sophie posted a clip on Instagram of herself, aged 12, performing on the junior talent edition of Bert Newton's show, New Faces singing The Ugly Duckling.

Take a look at the clip below, you know you want to.

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The costume, the shimmy, the cute little voice, we don't know where to start with what we love most!

Sophie captioned her post, "Can anyone share their most embarrassing pre-pubescent story to make me feel better???🙈 Being a duck on tv wasn't great for high school. I was picked on forever."

Well, things turned out all right for the blonde beauty. Sophie classically trained as an opera singer and worked as a Marilyn Monroe impersonator at Warner Bros. Movie World before finding fame on Popstars as a member of girl group, Bardot.

Since then, she's appeared in Hollywood hits such as Click and Date Movie as well as won us over on The Bachelorette and Love Island.

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Bring back Bardot!

Sophie's always had a love for the arts, and told the Sydney Morning Herald in 2016 that she was never a bad girl.

"I'd say I wasn't naughty, like drugs or anything – I've never been into that – but more cheeky, always making people laugh in the class, and the teachers couldn't really get control of the class. Then I did dance and singing and acting after school … I was always going to be on the stage, so I used school as the time that was chill-out time, to be honest, and I didn't learn anything."

Want to know more about Sophie Monk's life? Get to know her better here.

Let's hope we see Sophie on stage again soon.