Dancing On Ice's Samia Ghadie loses bodycon battle with Nicki Minaj
Samia Ghadie wore a Herve Leger bodycon to the National Television Awards
Samia Ghadie didn't pull off the dress as well as Nicki Minaj two weeks earlier
The choice of dress may have been for new beau Sylvain Longchambon
When girl-next-door Samia Ghadie walked the red carpet at last month's National Television Awards we knew we'd seen her eye-popping Hervé Léger body-con number before.
And now we've worked it out.
Nicki, also 30, had rocked the colour-block mini at LA's American Idol premiere on 9 January - a full fortnight earlier.
So if Nicki - renowned for her outrageous dress sense and that butt - was the inspiration for love scandal Samia's sexy transformation, who was it in aid of?
Well, her man - and DOI skating partner - Sylvain Longchambon, 32, is obviously a fan of a Hervé Léger dress.
His ex Jennifer Metcalfe wore a stunning cream bandage dress when they attended the NTAs together in 2011.
Embarrassingly for Samia, however, the public didn't think she pulled off Nicki's look.
A poll in US magazine Life & Style last week voted Nicki the clear winner in a 'who wore it best' poll.
Perhaps it's time to find a new style icon, Samia...
Read more about Samia Ghadie in Now magazine dated 18 February 2013 - out now!