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Short Models Stampede At Tyra Banks’ Top Model Casting In New York

tyra_banks Three people were arrested and six others were injured on Saturday after a riot ensued outside of the Park Central New York hotel where auditions for the 13th season of Tyra Banks' hit reality show America's Next Top Model were being held. Women no taller than 5-foot-7 turned out in droves for a chance to be a contestant on the special season of Top Model dedicated to short ladies. Sky News reports a car spewing smoke pulled up to the line of contestants then a man jumped out and began grabbing women's bags causing fights and a stampede. Authorities shut down the audition citing it was improperly organized and many model hopefuls fled leaving their shoes, clothes and sleeping bags littering the street.
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Tyra Banks Calls Herself ‘Goddess of Fierce’ in America’s Next Top Model Premiere

The 12th (yes...TWELFTH!) cycle of America's Next Top Model premiers tonight and as always, Tyra Banks doesn't just show up---she dresses up, going as far as dubbing herself "the goddess of fierce." One model, who is completely in awe of Tyra's costumed unveiling (Is Ms. Banks channeling Cleopatra? I thought Caesars Palace in Vegas was Greek mythology-themed?), screams, "Tyra! This woman is amazing...she's extraterrestrial!" Blindie must say we agree with the "extraterrestrial" comparison. Tune in to the ANTM premiere tonight at 8 on the CW!
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America’s Next Top Model Offers Tyra-like Advice In “Fierce Guide To Life” Book

If you've ever wanted to stand before Tyra Banks and her panel of photographers, stylists and retired models to receive life-changing advice and tips that will help you become a model or just be fierce like one then "America's Next Top Model: Fierce Guide to Life" is the book for you. Covering everything from "runway etiquette" to applying makeup, improving self-image, the business of modeling and really important things like how to look your best while wearing a crop top, "Fierce Guide to Life" is like Tyra mail and a season of ANTM rolled into one glossy book. "Fierce Guide to Life" is due in stores in April.
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GIMME FIVE: Most Anticipated TV Shows Of 2009, Including True Beauty, Daddy’s Girls And Gossip Girl!

Reprogram your TiVo or DVR because there are a few new television shows---and some returning faves---that you can't dare to miss! Here is Blindie's shortlist of our most anticipated TV shows of 2009: True Beauty: It's America's Next Top Model meets Punk'D as reality show powerhouses Tyra Banks and Ashton Kutcher team up to trick a bevy of pretty guys and gals into proving they posess inner beauty for a prize of $100,000 and a spot in People magazine's 100 Most Beautiful issue. we can't wait to see if Ms. Banks will strike gold with another reality beauty pageant. Vanessa Minnillo, Nolé Marin and 1970s supermodel Cheryl Tiegs star as judges. Premieres January 5, on ABC. Summer Heights High season 2: The hilarious mockumentary set at an Australian high school has filled the void left behind after BBC America's Little Britain was cancelled. We just can't get enough of super-talented Chris Lilley in the roles of the self-absorbed private school exchange student Ja'mie, the hyper-active problem child Jonah, and he effeminate and sometimes inappropriate performing arts teacher Mr. G. HBO hasn't announced Season 2 yet, but our fingers are crossed! Daddy's Girls: The multi-talented daughters of rap legend Run DMC's Russell Simmons, Angela and Vanessa Simmons, are moving out of daddy Run's House and trying to make it on their own in L.A. Along for the reality ride is their cousin Jessica, and their friend and aspiring singer Alycia. We hope Girls will offer some much-needed positive television role models for young black girls everywhere. Premieres January 5, on MTV. 90210: The CW (aka 90s spinoff machine..yes Melrose Place is next!) is bringing new episodes back in January and we can't wait to see who Naomi (AnnaLynne McCord) ends up with, what's the real deal with Anne-Dixon-Naomi's new brother (Josh Henderson), and if Annie (Shenae Grimes) will lose her virginity to Ethan (Dustin Milligan). Gossip Girl : Of course we can't wait for new episodes of The CW's GG! Will Chuck (Ed Westwick) find his way back into Blair's (Leighton Meester) loving embrace? Will Jenny (Taylor Momsen) steal Nate (Chace Crawford) away from backstabbing Vanessa (Jessica Szohr)? Will Serena (Blake Lively) and Dan (Penn Badgley) finally admit they're still in love?
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Short Models Stampede At Tyra Banks’ Top Model Casting In New York

tyra_banks Three people were arrested and six others were injured on Saturday after a riot ensued outside of the Park Central New York hotel where auditions for the 13th season of Tyra Banks' hit reality show America's Next Top Model were being held. Women no taller than 5-foot-7 turned out in droves for a chance to be a contestant on the special season of Top Model dedicated to short ladies. Sky News reports a car spewing smoke pulled up to the line of contestants then a man jumped out and began grabbing women's bags causing fights and a stampede. Authorities shut down the audition citing it was improperly organized and many model hopefuls fled leaving their shoes, clothes and sleeping bags littering the street.
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Tyra Banks Calls Herself ‘Goddess of Fierce’ in America’s Next Top Model Premiere

The 12th (yes...TWELFTH!) cycle of America's Next Top Model premiers tonight and as always, Tyra Banks doesn't just show up---she dresses up, going as far as dubbing herself "the goddess of fierce." One model, who is completely in awe of Tyra's costumed unveiling (Is Ms. Banks channeling Cleopatra? I thought Caesars Palace in Vegas was Greek mythology-themed?), screams, "Tyra! This woman is amazing...she's extraterrestrial!" Blindie must say we agree with the "extraterrestrial" comparison. Tune in to the ANTM premiere tonight at 8 on the CW!
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America’s Next Top Model Offers Tyra-like Advice In “Fierce Guide To Life” Book

If you've ever wanted to stand before Tyra Banks and her panel of photographers, stylists and retired models to receive life-changing advice and tips that will help you become a model or just be fierce like one then "America's Next Top Model: Fierce Guide to Life" is the book for you. Covering everything from "runway etiquette" to applying makeup, improving self-image, the business of modeling and really important things like how to look your best while wearing a crop top, "Fierce Guide to Life" is like Tyra mail and a season of ANTM rolled into one glossy book. "Fierce Guide to Life" is due in stores in April.
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GIMME FIVE: Most Anticipated TV Shows Of 2009, Including True Beauty, Daddy’s Girls And Gossip Girl!

Reprogram your TiVo or DVR because there are a few new television shows---and some returning faves---that you can't dare to miss! Here is Blindie's shortlist of our most anticipated TV shows of 2009: True Beauty: It's America's Next Top Model meets Punk'D as reality show powerhouses Tyra Banks and Ashton Kutcher team up to trick a bevy of pretty guys and gals into proving they posess inner beauty for a prize of $100,000 and a spot in People magazine's 100 Most Beautiful issue. we can't wait to see if Ms. Banks will strike gold with another reality beauty pageant. Vanessa Minnillo, Nolé Marin and 1970s supermodel Cheryl Tiegs star as judges. Premieres January 5, on ABC. Summer Heights High season 2: The hilarious mockumentary set at an Australian high school has filled the void left behind after BBC America's Little Britain was cancelled. We just can't get enough of super-talented Chris Lilley in the roles of the self-absorbed private school exchange student Ja'mie, the hyper-active problem child Jonah, and he effeminate and sometimes inappropriate performing arts teacher Mr. G. HBO hasn't announced Season 2 yet, but our fingers are crossed! Daddy's Girls: The multi-talented daughters of rap legend Run DMC's Russell Simmons, Angela and Vanessa Simmons, are moving out of daddy Run's House and trying to make it on their own in L.A. Along for the reality ride is their cousin Jessica, and their friend and aspiring singer Alycia. We hope Girls will offer some much-needed positive television role models for young black girls everywhere. Premieres January 5, on MTV. 90210: The CW (aka 90s spinoff machine..yes Melrose Place is next!) is bringing new episodes back in January and we can't wait to see who Naomi (AnnaLynne McCord) ends up with, what's the real deal with Anne-Dixon-Naomi's new brother (Josh Henderson), and if Annie (Shenae Grimes) will lose her virginity to Ethan (Dustin Milligan). Gossip Girl : Of course we can't wait for new episodes of The CW's GG! Will Chuck (Ed Westwick) find his way back into Blair's (Leighton Meester) loving embrace? Will Jenny (Taylor Momsen) steal Nate (Chace Crawford) away from backstabbing Vanessa (Jessica Szohr)? Will Serena (Blake Lively) and Dan (Penn Badgley) finally admit they're still in love?
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