28/01/2016 06:44 GMT | Updated 28/01/2016 06:59 GMT

Winnie Harlow, Model With Vitiligo, Stars In New Sprite Advert

Winnie Harlow, the supermodel with vitiligo, is the new star of Sprite's television ad - a double series also featuring restaurateur and TV food personality Eddie Huang.

Writing on their Instagram, the soft drinks brand describe ambassador Harlow as a "dream chaser and groundbreaker," who "defined herself before giving others the chance."

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The casting is a great step for diversity - but also a smart one, considering the Toronto-born model's stunning looks and huge social media presence.

Check out the ad in full below:

Harlow, 21, was quick to share the good news on her Twitter, posting a behind-the-scenes still from the video shoot.

But she wasn't the only one getting excited, with her legion of fans taking to social media to report on spotting their favourite star on TV:


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