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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?"

November 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 Tyra Banks.

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 Banks'."

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 the forums.

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 from Rex 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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