The end is near, friends. The final four contenders— MameNyleLacey and Mikey —will narrow down to two at the beginning of the episode, with only one left standing at the very end. News is taking a look back at some of our favorite moments from the past 12 years.
Calling booty toochers everywhere: the Queen of the Tooch herself is back. What made her change her mind about leaving the series, when her initial decision seemed so definite? It seems like the adoration of her most diehard fans had a great deal to do with it.
But after overwhelming noise from fans, Banks decided that a one-season hiatus was enough, and it was time to get back to wearing many hats as creator, executive producer, and the face of the franchise that now airs in over countries. It was kind of an uproar. Banks and her team felt the progressive decision would send an important message to the age-limiting modeling industry.
Josh Ritchie for BuzzFeed News. The Cycle 4 hopefuls were relatively motionless, aside from the sporadic subtle head nods as they waited to see whose photo Banks was holding. But when Banks finally revealed the reflective, glossy image in her hands, it was blank: Both Richardson and Epley were going home.
Tyra Banks' infamous meltdown during "America's Next Top Model" contestant Tiffany Ricardson's elimination in is one of the most memorable reality TV moments everand now, Richardson is now speaking out about the show that turned her into an Internet meme. After being told she needed anger management when she auditioned for Cycle 3 of the show, Richardson tried out again the following year. She said she made it onto Cycle 4 after telling casting directors "what they wanted to hear," adding "I was still the same person.
Diets seem to be the perpetual topic of conversation in both Hollywood and the fashion industry, so it's refreshing to hear a top figure in both worlds eschew the topic altogether. Tyra Banks sounded off on the obsession with dieting during an event for the new cycle of "America's Next Top Model" on Wednesday, telling Us Weekly, "I don't believe in diets. Thankfully, the television host knows how to stay down to earth, despite her weight fluctuations:.
After speaking with Sundai Lovewe both concur. Among other things, Sundai explained that the producers cancelled plans to take the petite models abroad like they usually do each season. I wonder if Cover girl will renege on their promises this cycle?
She needed to sweeten the deal by bounding into the room in a plushy kangaroo costume, complete with a real kangaroo bouncing along behind her. While chatting with the contestants in their living room, Tyra claimed to be feeling faint, and then she, well, fainted. Classic Tyra. Oh wait ….
Today marks an iconic moment in American history—the day Tyra Banks told everyone to kiss it. Ten years ago on Feb. Amid the weight scrutiny, Banks sported the same bathing suit on the set of her show as she looked into the camera and delivered a now-famous and fiercely empowering teary-eyed monologue.
America's Next Top Model abbreviated ANTM and Top Model is an American reality television series and interactive competition in which a number of aspiring models compete for the title of "America's Next Top Model" and a chance to begin their career in the modeling industry. Created by Tyra Bankswho also serves as an executive producer, and developed by Ken Mok and Kenya Barris the series premiered in Mayand aired semiannually untilthen annually from The following sixteen cycles aired on The CW until the series was first cancelled in October The first 22 cycles of the series and cycle 24 were presented by Banks, while cycle 23 was presented by Rita Ora.