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Simcha And Grandma Janet Bring “Ask Grandma” On “The Tyra Show”

Check it out, Frisky readers, Simcha and her amazing grandma Janet stopped by “The Tyra Show” today to answer audience questions, just like they’ve done in our “Ask Grandma” video series. Grandma was in top form, looking fab as always (and nursing a vodka on the rocks, natch), while our dear Simcha was as… More »


Quick Pic: Tyra Banks Gets Held Back In Modeling 101

Bad pose, gaping mouth, ugly shoes, and Tyra isn’t even “smiling with her eyes.” At least I don’t think she is, but I’ve always been confused by that “skill.” [NYC, 7/30/09] … More »


Tyra Asks “Gay For Pay” Actor If He Gives Or Receives … Christmas Presents?

Fascinating topic on “The Tyra Show” today — gay for pay porn actors! In the clip above, Tyra asks a married father of three why he prefers to, ahem, receive presents rather than give them. TyTy has such a knack for making XXX subject matter seem G-rated. … More »


Quick Pic: Tyra Banks Rocks Jackson Style At BET Awards

Tyra gives tribute to Michael Jackson at last night’s BET Awards through dress—it doesn’t matter if you’re black or white, ’cause you can wear both. [Los Angeles, 6/28/09] … More »


“ANTM” Ousts Paulina Porizkova, Plus “Top Model” Judges Past And Future

Last night, former supermodel Paulina Porizkova revealed that she got booted from her position as judge on “America’s Next Top Model.” Producers told her that she had an ego problem and had to go. They gave Paulina the news on her birthday over the phone. [KansasCity.com] Ego problem? They have met Tyra Banks, right? Paulina… More »


Tyra Banks Has No Business Discussing How Black Hair Affects Self-Esteem

Tyra tackled the issue of black women and girls hating their natural hair and examined the lengths they go to straighten it. I found it extremely sad that a six-year-old girl could hate herself so much at such a young age and has already figured out that she doesn’t fit the beauty ideal. More »


Men’s Magazines Prefer Black Models With Lighter Skin

Last week, Tyra Banks said she’s trying to expand the idea of what the fashion industry considers beautiful. According to her, black models with lighter skin are deemed more commercial, whereas darker-skinnned black models are considered more high fashion. We’ve noticed this phenomenon holds true when a woman’s “hotness” is being judged, too. … More »


Tyra Banks Wants To Expand The Idea Of Beauty

Over the weekend, Tyra Banks took part in The New York Times’ “Times Talks.” Besides demonstrating to the audience how to do a few of her 275 smiles, Tyra said she wakes up every day to “expand the idea of beauty,” which encompasses trying to change people’s views of what is beautiful. “In the high-fashion… More »


An Ode To The Ugly Ducklings Of “America’s Next Top Model”

Ann Ward is by leaps and bounds the most awkward girl to appear on “America’s Next Top Model.” At 6’2″ she towered over the other already-tall contestants and she had a Vivien Lee-sized waist that caused controversy before Cycle 15 even started. Oh, and her personality. Ann is not just soft-spoken—when she speaks, it actually… More »


Quick Pic: Tyra Goes To Court

TyTy’s hair was a total “DO” as she left court after testifying against the man on trial for stalking her. [New York City, 4/29/09] … More »


Quickies!: Mind Your Manners On Facebook

Watch Timmy and Alice’s bad Facebook behavior to learn what not to do. [Your Tango] — Totally hilarious!
Kate Moss caught a fungal infection in her toe from a New York nail salon. She’s on antibiotics, so she has to lay off the booze. [Dlisted] — Note to Kate: If you can afford… More »


Levi Johnston Is “Pretty Sure” Sarah Palin Knew He Was Doing Her Daughter

Oh damn, Levi Johnston, Bristol Palin’s ex and baby daddy, is on The Tyra Show right now and he and his family are spillin’ the beans! TyTy, of course, wants to assure everyone that this is a legitimate interview — that Levi and his family are not being paid to appear. Duh, you… More »


Liveblogging “America’s Next Top Model”

Don’t forget! Tonight at 8 pm EST, I’ll be liveblogging yet another episode of that hot mess masquerade they called “America’s Next Top Model.” I need Tyra to do something crazy, and soon. Or I need Mr. Jay to get bitchy with the girls. Everything has been far too nice so far this season. Oh,… More »


Liveblogging “America’s Next Top Model”

Y’all, my DVR messed up and I missed last week’s episode! What did I miss? Oh, nothing? Wait, did I miss makeovers? Please tell me I didn’t miss makeovers! Anyhow, check back to this post at 8pm EST, as I dissect Mr. Jay’s latest hideous ensemble, question Ms. Jay’s sanity, and praise the Goddess Of… More »


Star Couplings: A Top Model Melee!

Dude, see what happens when Tyra Banks tells a bunch of short chicks that they could be “America’s Next Top Model?” [Just Jared]
Robert Pattinson was overheard complaining that he can’t get laid in New York City. See, this is what happens when I don’t go out. [DListed]
Charlie Sheen’s wife Brooke Mueller… More »


America’s Next Top Model: The Goddess Of Fierce Returns!

Hooray! America’s Next Top Model is BACK and more ridiculous than ever. The best part of each season’s first episode is finding out what theme TyTy and the Jays have decided on for that cycle. Last season, the theme was so ridiculous (um, sending the models into this weird chamber, in some sort… More »


Style Buzz: “Top Model” Returns Tonight!

Tyra Banks is making a “comeback” of sorts: “America’s Next Top Model,” cycle 12, is back on the air tonight. I wonder what over-the-top schtick Ty-Ty will go for this year? [The CW]
He’s not MY choice for sexiest royal, but whatever…”Esquire” voted Prince Charles, second in line to England’s throne, as one of their… More »


The Difference Between A Ladies Man And A Womanizer

The topic on the “Tyra Show” the other day was womanizers. I expected all the male guests to be overly-primped, self-absorbed playas. I was actually surprised by one guest, Ahmed, who described himself as ladies man rather than a womanizer. I started thinking about the real difference between womanizers and ladies men and realized what… More »


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