America’s Next Top Model shakeup! Tyra Banks is cleaning house on the set of her long-running model search reality show — and she’s starting with the judges’ panel. On Friday, the Harvard-educated catwalker confirmed that series judges Nigel Barker (fashion photographer and judge), Jay Manuel (photoshoot director) and Miss J. Alexander (runway coach extraordinaire) are dunzo.
Cue the Controversy: An America’s Next Top Model contender who was criticized for her shockingly thin waist earlier this season edged out more than a dozen other models to win the fashion competition on Wednesday night.
Marilyn Manson’s “Next Top Girlfriend?” America’s Next Top Model Cycle 7 champ CariDee English!
Three months after calling it quits — again — with longtime on-again/off-again actress fiancee Rachel Evan Wood, the shock rocker is reportedly moving on with catwalker English, a formerly-blonde stylista who has become a national spokeswoman in the fight against psorasis.
America’s Next Top Model host/creator Tyra Banks has hit the Web to find a few lovelies for the upcoming 15 cycle of the TV modeling competition.
“This is a chance for you to be seen by ME! Forget about those long lines, and just send ‘em right here,” Tyra announced in a video message posted to her website on Monday. “I will be looking at ALL of your pictures and choosing the girl that’s going to fly to California to be on Top Model! I wanna see all of you! From the Fiercely Real (ya know, plus sized) to the “straight” (skinny) models, just doin’ your thang. Ya just gotta be 5’7″ and over.”