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Tyra Banks
Name : Tyra Banks
Gender : Female
Date of Birth : 1973-12-04
Place of Birth : Los Angeles
Country Of Nationality : United States
TNN Categories : Celebrity,Models,Reality TV Stars,Talk Show Hosts,TV Personalities
Brief Bio : Tyra Lynne Banks (born December 4, 1973) is an American supermodel, television personality, talk show host, actress, and singer. She first emerged to prominence on the catwalk of Paris, Milan, London,... - More...
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POP RHETORIC: Tyra's people
McGill Tribune - If I could do a case study on some of the alarming hypocrisy that characterizes media today, I would centre it on supermodel-turned-media mogul Tyra Banks. She truly embodies the modern rule of television: anyone willing to forego dignity, self-awareness, and all ironic detachments can potentially earn about $30 million a year.
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Categories : Television Personality News, Celebrity News
Posted 1/19/2010 12:01:19 AM | Permalink
America's Next Top Model: Never Underestimate Tyra
BuddyTV - Seattle, WA, USA - f there’s one thing you don’t want to do to Tyra Banks, it’s underestimate her. From the minute she became a model, Banks always felt that she had to prove herself and rise above stereotypes and assumptions. She recently landed on the cover of New York Times magazine, for branding herself and getting on her way to becoming the next Oprah or Martha. In the interview, on stands now, she opened up about growing up in the spotlight, making time for herself amidst a hectic schedule, and how she deals with media backlash. '

“I have to admit, I didn’t really
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Celebrities : Tyra Banks
Categories : Model News, Actor News, Celebrity Appearances, Celebrity News
Posted 5/29/2008 12:05:10 AM | Permalink
Amy "Amis" Jenkins the third girl cut from 'America's Next Top Model'
Reality TV World - Mansfield, MA, USA - Amy "Amis" Jenkins was accused of not taking modeling seriously, causing the 20-year-old waitress from Bartlesville, OK to become the third contestant eliminated from America's Next Top Model's tenth season during last night's broadcast of The CW reality series.

"Walking away from this competition, I feel no bitterness, only huge amounts of gratitude," said Amis following her ouster.  "This has been the best thing to ever happen to me.  I've gained so much from the whole experience -- good, bad, whatever -- I wanted to absorb.  I was part of something bigger than myself, and who could ever want anything more
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Celebrities : Amy Jenkins, Tyra Banks
Categories : America's Next Top Model
Posted 3/13/2008 12:03:26 AM | Permalink
''America's Next Top Model'': Meat the Models
Entertainment Weekly - USA - Is it just me, or was this one of the most delicious episodes of America's Next Top Model ever? Let's dig in. Two things to get out of the way here quickly: (1) Our own Michael Slezak had no idea that Mr. Jay would be taking his models to New York's meatpacking district when he scripted this week's episode of's America's Next Top Doll series. (In another channeling-Tyra coincidence, Slezak's plastics find themselves doused in ''real live animal blood'' — read: Asian chili sauce, sweet and sour sauce, diced tomatoes, and tomato paste — while recreating the Carrie prom
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Celebrities : Tyra Banks
Categories : America's Next Top Model
Posted 3/13/2008 12:03:16 AM | Permalink
The CW's 'Top Model' combines aspiration and perspiration
Hollywood Reporter - United States - It might just be that the seminal moment for "America's Next Top Model" (born May 20, 2003) arrived when it tapped fashion photographer Nigel Barker to be a judge at the beginning of what it refers to as "Cycle 2." Barker is U.K.-born, you see, and if the unscripted TV world has taught us anything, it's that you need a Brit helping with judging in order to succeed on any sort of elite scale.

"That's simply how it is," Barker insists. "It's an established fact that your show needs a bit of salt, a little pepper and a dash of Englishman."

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Celebrities : Nigel Barker, Tyra Banks
Categories : Model News, Design/Fashion, TV Personalities, America's Next Top Model, Celebrity News
Posted 2/27/2008 12:02:47 AM | Permalink
Tyra Banks: America's Next Top Mogul
Entertainment Weekly - USA - The statuesque beauty holding court in front of her studio audience on a recent January morning in New York City is ready for anything. And that's good, because Tyra Banks' fans do not hold back. Demands one woman, ''Is it true you moved your show to New York for a man?'' Banks, styled in a formfitting white dress, breezily rejects the claim that the relocation of her eponymous talk show — and her hit reality show, America's Next Top Model — has anything to do with her love life. The young crowd is primed with energy; hands shoot up and
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Celebrities : Tyra Banks
Categories : America's Next Top Model, Model News, TV Hosts, Reality TV Stars, TV Personalities, Talk Show Hosts, Celebrity News
Posted 2/15/2008 12:02:07 AM | Permalink
America's Next Top Model: Cycle Nine Finalists Announced!
BuddyTV - USA - If it seemed like there was something special in the air today, some kind of heady mixture of lip gloss, estrogen and anxiety, it wasn't your imagination. Today, the names and photos for the 13 finalists for America's Next Top Model cycle 9 were released in anticipation of the season premiere on the CW on Wednesday, September 19.  The drama starts promptly at 8pm.

In the meantime, you can review the new slate of modelettes and start picking your favorites now!

All we get this far in advance is some basic demographic data. There are quite a few students in the bunch,
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Celebrities : Tyra Banks
Categories : America's Next Top Model, Models, TV Hosts, Talk Show Hosts, Reality TV Stars, Celebrity News
Posted 8/23/2007 12:08:50 AM | Permalink
The CW reveals the identities of 'America's Next Top Model 9' girls
Reality TV World - Mansfield, MA, USA - The CW has revealed the identities of the wannabe models that will be strutting the runway on this fall's ninth season of America's Next Top Model.

Like the show's last four editions, Top Model 9 will feature 13 girls (one girl fewer than the franchise-record 14 contestants Top Model's third and fourth seasons featured) and a judging panel comprised of show creator Tyra Banks, supermodel Twiggy, photographer Nigel Barker, and runway expert J. Alexander.

As in previous seasons, Top Model 9 will also feature additional special guest judges. Art director Jay Manuel -- who served as the host for this
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Celebrities : Twiggy, Nigel Barker, J. Alexander, Tyra Banks
Categories : America's Next Top Model, TV Personalities, Actor News, Models, Celebrity News
Posted 8/23/2007 12:08:41 AM | Permalink
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The Enduring Miracle of Tyra Banks on “America's Next Top Model”
The New Yorker
It pressed on even after its inimitable matriarch, the supermodel turned mogul Tyra Banks, who launched the series in 2003, stepped away from her host position last season and was replaced by the singer and actress Rita Ora. But, for the show's most ...

Tyra Banks brings the 'na-na' theme back to ANTM's opening credits
America's Next Top Model is getting back into the groove of tradition — literally — for its new batch of episodes. Above, EW can exclusively reveal the new opening credits for cycle 24, which feature the return of Tyra Banks and the classic theme ...

Tyra Banks Reveals She Gave Herself IVF Injections During 'America's Next Top Model' Cycle 22 Finale
CBS 8 San Diego
Tyra Banks hasn't been shy about her fertility struggles, opening up about undergoing IVF treatments in an attempt to get pregnant with her first child. “I've had some not happy moments with that, very traumatic moments. It's difficult as you get older ...


Tyra Banks on 'Top Model' and Why She Keeps Fighting to Prove Herself in the Industry
Tyra Banks is sitting in her trailer on the set of “America's Next Top Model” on a Saturday afternoon in Santa Monica, Calif. She's hair-and-makeup-ready, wearing sweat pants and about two hours away from taping the finale of Season 24, which is ...

Allure Magazine

Watch Tyra Banks Try 9 (Wacky) Things She's Never Done Before
Allure Magazine
Watch Tyra Banks Try 9 (Wacky) Things She's Never Done Before. By Sophie Wirt. January 9, 2018. Tyra Banks. facebook dialog · Pinterest · facebook dialog · Pinterest · Email. Allure. From hosting ANTM to strutting down the runway, it seems like Tyra ...

Lil Xan and Tyra Banks Have Way More In Common Than You Think
TRL was extra lit today because America's Next Top Model host Tyra Banks and Lil Xan dropped by the studio. Believe it or not, the two stars actually have something in common and no, it's not just being famous. Both of them bonded over their passion ...

Us Weekly

Tyra Banks: What's in My Bag?
Us Weekly
tyra-banks Tyra Banks attends the NBC's “America's Got Talent” season 12 live show at Dolby Theatre on September 5, 2017 in Hollywood, California. Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic. For Tyra Banks, being a mom means sharing her MZ Wallace tote with son York, 2 ...


Tyra Banks Taketh and Giveth, But Mostly Giveth, in Her ANTM Return
Tyra Banks has officially taken her show back from Rita Ora, and so in Monday night's season premiere, she got down to what she does best: tricking people into thinking their dreams have been dashed forever.
'America's Next Top Model': Tyra Banks Drops Bombshell on Oldest ...
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