December 31, 2002 - Chris
Webber talks about his relationship to Tyra Bans in the Denver Post. He
says, "No, I'm kind of used to it being talked about. I just roll with
the punches. I've heard some jokes, like 'How did you get her?' and 'You're
so ugly.' But I laugh at that. (Jason) Williams from Memphis asked me if
I had blackmail pictures, and how long was she going to go along with this?"
27, 2002 - The New York Daily News reports Producers of UPN's upcoming
reality series, 'Supermodel,' will hold their first New York-area auditions
for wanna-be models on Saturday at the Doubletree Hotel on Seventh Ave.
at 47th St. in Manhattan. Auditions will be held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Women ages 18-27 who are interested in trying out will need to make a three-minute
videotape, fill out an application and walk down a fashion runway to be
considered for a spot on the midseason series, to be co-produced by model
November 26, 2002 - Tyra
Banks tells Us Weekly that she's a boxing enthusiast. "I've gotten a fat
lip before - I fight the guys!" She added, "My boxing name is 'Butterfly
November 25, 2002 - Tyra
Banks will be on Last Call with Carson Daly on Friday (November 29). Check
your local listings.
November 21, 2002 - Victoria's
Secret's model Heidi Klum, Adriana Lima and Tyra Banks cut the ribbon at
the grand opening of Victoria's Secret's new Herald Square store in New
York on Tuesday (November 19). BigPictures has since removed the pictures.
November 20, 2002 - Tyra
Banks, Heidi Klum, and Adriana Lima cut the ribbon at the Grand Opening
of the new Victoria's Secret Store in Herald Square on Tuesday (November
19) in New York City. Check out photos from WireImage.com.
November 20, 2002 - Tyra
Banks was on Late Night with Conan O'Brien last night to promote her appearance
on the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show tonight. Check out a transcript on
November 19, 2002 - Tyra
Banks will be on Late Night with Conan O'Brien tonight. Conan's other guests
are Rudolph Giuliani and Zach Galifiniakis.
November 16, 2002 - Extra
TV has a video clip of the Victoria's Secret fashion show in New York.
Watch it here.
Tyson Beckford had mistletoe in hand and kissed Heidi Klum and Tyra Banks.
November 16, 2002 - Billy
Bush from Access Hollywood provided pizza for Heidi Klum at the Victoria's
Secret fashion show in New York on Thursday. Also eating the pizza was
Gisele Bundchen and Tyra Banks. Check out a transcript here.
November 16, 2002 - Tyra
Banks walked the runway at the Victoria Secret Fashion Show at the Lexington
Avenue Armory on Thursday (November 14) in New York City. Check out pictures
Features, and WireImage.com.
November 14, 2002 - WireImage.com
has photos of the Victoria's Secret Secret Fittings with Tyra Banks on
Tuesday (November 12) at the Victoria's Secret Design Studio in New York
City. Check out the pictures here.
November 14, 2002 - Entertainment
Weekly spoke with Tyra Banks about her new reality show, the difference
between regular models and supermodels, and the mistaken belief that most
models are dumb. Read more.
November 14, 2002 - The New
York Post reports that after tonight's Victoria's Secret show, there's
an on-site after-party, where Tyra Banks, Gisele Bundchen, Karolina Kurkova
and Heidi Klum are going to try their hands at DJ'ing.
November 8, 2002 - Angie
Harmon and Tyra Banks discussed their romances with famous athletes Jason
Sehorn and Chris Webber while getting their nails polished at Nails Refined
on 56th Street, reports E! Online's Ted Casablanca.
November 1, 2002 - TV Guide
reports UPN has ordered eight episodes of Supermodel, a midseason reality
show/contest which will award one lucky lady a lucrative modeling contract.
Tyra Banks will serve as exec producer and judge.
October 18, 2002 - LFI has
photos of Tyra Banks, Heidi Klum, and Naomi Campbell arriving for the 2002
VH1 Vogue Fashion Awards after party at the Hudson Hotel in New York City.
October 17, 2002 - WireImage.com
has photos of the VH-1 Vogue Fashion Awards with Tyra Banks. Check them
out at WireImage.com.
October 8, 2002 - New York
Magazine reports Tyra Banks and her entourage turned Serendipity 3 into
an after-hours club on a recent Saturday night. Banks and her crew cranked
up the music and started bumping and grinding with two Bengali busboys,
Mohammad and Anwar, to Nelly's 'Hot in Herre.' "They were definitely dirty-dancing,
and the boys were loving it," says a spy. Read more.
October 7, 2002 - "Tyra Banks
and her Tzone staff are all big fans of the Warm Spirit products, says
Warm Spirit's President and Co-Founder Nadine Thompson. "She gives out
our pampering goodies at her Tzone camp for teenage girls." Warm Spirit
is a self-care and wellness direct sales company.
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