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The prizes for winning America’s Next Top Model just keep getting better and better. The most recent winner Ann Ward, got a spread in Italian Vogue, along with all of the other fabulous prizes that Tyra Banks detailed with agonizing specificity at the end of every episode.
This is a little awkward. Did you guys watch last night? Did you see it? Did you want that hour of your life back? The finale was about as exciting as my cat sleeping on the heating vent, but with less personality. I caught myself getting distracted by the dust under my radiator, and at one point I pounded two liters of Coke just to get the energy in the room up. Helped for about fifteen minutes, until Chelsey told us again how badly she wants it, and Ann told us again how surprised she is to be there. Well, Ann, that makes two of us. As Tyra would say: “So. Who stays, and who goes? Blink blink.”
Models. Can’t live with them, can’t live without them. Kacey was eliminated last week and true to form, she’ s been chilling at my apartment all week, gearing up for episode seven of ANTM. I’ ll be honest—my week with Kacey was a series of bad decisions that made me sweat. We had some very awkward mixers with the guys downstairs at Nino’s Pizzeria, sexted a bunch of ex-boyfriends, and saw three movies in a row, but only paid for one. It was harrowing and exhausting. I was able to watch some TV in peace. So let’s recap!
I’ve been sitting here all week waiting for Hurricane Makeover to hit land. I have splinters from boarding up the windows. I have 20 gallons of bottled water sitting in my living room and just as many cans of kidney beans. I’m wearing a life vest, and trust me, orange is not my color. But, Tyra, what gives? You’ve given us yet another benign episode. And it was the makeover episode at that! And we have photos.
Cycle 15 of America’s Next Top Model made its triumphant and high-fashion debut Wednesday night with a season premiere that featured Cynthia Rowley, accusations of racism, tears, and no shortage of Tyra-isms.
Last week, a preview clip for the next season of America’s Next Top Model made its way around the blogosphere, not because of what it teased, but how. Featuring 6’2″ contestant Ann, the clip showed Tyra Banks and her Jay-named sidekicks positively kvelling over the model’s her itty-bitty, 18-inch waist. The outrage wasn’t a knock on Ann, but on what the judges’ reaction said about what the fashion industry values in a model. Today, Banks responded.