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09/24/2014 03:24 pm ET Updated Sep 24, 2014

'World's Hottest Mugshot' Angela Coates Speaks About Being The 'Female Jeremy Meeks'

She's been dubbed by media outlets as "America's new hot mugshot," "world's hottest mugshot," and "new mugshot sensation," among other titles.

You get the picture.

Model Angela Coates has became the latest arrestee to gain attention for her looks when her booking photo went viral after it was posted at GeorgiaArrests.org.

Coates, a 22-year-old from Florida who was once Jet Magazine's "Beauty of the Week," was booked for disorderly conduct in DeKalb County, Georgia, Aug. 26 and released the same day, the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office told HuffPost.

But that didn't stop admirers from relaying colorful messages of support weeks later. A sampling:

Coates told Inside Edition in the segment above that she takes her career seriously and won't be going for any "crime mugshot look." As the social media frenzy escalated, she said she realized, "I'm the female Jeremy Meeks," referring to a criminal suspect who had previously fired up the Internet because of his striking face.

A Canadian burglary suspect recently joined the ranks of alleged crooks with looks when a tweeted photo of her in a bikini caused a stir.

While Coates has remained mostly mum on Twitter about the hoopla, she did offer this:

h/t Uproxx

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