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IN People ON 05 Jul, 2016
When we hear, grandma, we picture a sweet old lady with an apron around her neck and a lovely smile on her face. But Helen Van Winkle, an 87-year-old woman, is not any ordinary grandma. She keeps up with the style and is very active in the social media.
She goes by the name, Baddie Winkle on her social media accounts. She started posting her pictures in 2014 and in just a short period she has acquired quite a fan base. She has over 2 million followers on Instagram and 220 thousand on Twitter.
For her, Baddie Winkle name was a way to cope up with the loss of her husband and son. "Baddie Winkle has helped me a lot- in spirit, anyway."
Pictures via- Baddie Winkle Instagram
Helen Van Winkle goes by Baddie Winkle on Instagram and has over 2 million followers.
When her 19-year-old great-granddaughter, Kennedy Lewis posted this photo of Winkle on Instagram, they were surprised by the overwhelming response. Little did they know that the picture will bring her such fame on the social media.
She has scored modeling contracts, has been the face of clothing lines like Dimepiece LA and is in talks for a reality show with her family.
"I just hope that I stay in good health as long as I possibly can, and I do have good genes," said Winkle. "And I do look great in my jeans."
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