May 22, 2003 - Tyra Banks
spoke with Extra TV about her new UPN show saying, "It's not really like
a reality show, because we're showing their lives 24-7. But we're also
creating a real star. This person is going to be famous for years." Watch
a video clip here.
22, 2003 - Tyra Banks was on Last Call with Carson Daly on Wednesday night
to promote her new UPN show. Check out a transcript on the forums.
May 21, 2003 - Dan Snierson
of Entertainment Weekly did a humorous Q&A with Tyra Banks and asked
her what's a bigger faux pas for a contestant: a bad bikini wax or a runway
wipeout? "Wiping out on the catwalk. You can put a little concealer on
a bad wax job and it'll cover up the redness, but you can't really retouch
busting your ass on the runway." Read more.
May 21, 2003 - Tyra Banks
was on Late Night with Conan O'Brien on Tuesday night to plug her new UPN
show. Tyra revealed that she's now 143 pounds. She explained, "Most models
my height, I'm 5'10", they're about 120. When I started modeling I was
about 118, but I was 17 years old, so. I was thin and young." Read more.
May 20, 2003 - Tyra Banks
was on MTV's Total Request Live on Monday to promote her new series on
UPN. She also critiqued some aspiring models on the show. Check out a transcript
May 19, 2003 - Us Weekly
reviewed Tyra Banks' new UPN series 'America's Next Top Model', giving
it two stars -- "Looks great, less filling." Apparently the women are hot,
but there's no catfights or drama queens.
May 17, 2003 - Tyra Banks
will be on MTV's TRL on Monday (May 19), the Late Night with Conan O'Brien,
BET's 106 and Park, and The View on Tuesday (May 20) and Last Call with
Carson Daly on Wednesday (May 21).
May 17, 2003 - Maxim magazine
announced their 'Hot 100' for 2003 list, where Tyra Banks was listed at
#38. Christina Aguilera topped the list. Check out the entire list here.
May 16, 2003 - Tyra Banks
was on hand for the 2003-2004 UPN Upfront presentation at Madison Square
Garden in New York City on Thursday (May 15). Check out pictures from GettyImages.
May 14, 2003 - Tyra Banks,
joined the Kidd Kraddick morning show on Monday to talk about her latest
gig on the new, if not original, TV reality show America's Next Top Model.
Audio at kiddlive.com has since been removed.
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