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October 26, 2005 - Tyra Banks dressed up as Paris Hilton for Halloween, but she had to deal with her allergy to dogs. The model turned talk-show host recently taped the Halloween episode of 'The Tyra Banks Show' and she even held a chihuahua named Chester to stand in for Hilton's Tinkerbell. "Although she loves dogs, Tyra's highly allergic to them," a source told Jeannette Walls of MSNBC.com. "In order to avoid an allergic reaction, she popped a Claritin before the show and made it through without any hives. Now that's hot!"

October 26, 2005 - Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Monday night, "Katie Couric had a breast exam on the 'Today' show on friday. The doctor that examined her told her her breasts were fine. Not as fine as Tyra Banks' but fine."

October 26, 2005 - Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Friday night, "Tyra Banks tells InStyle magazine her beauty secret is a a $2 jar of Vaseline she puts around her eyes at night. Now Kev, that's one of your secrets, isn't it? Tyra Banks and a jar of Vaseline."

October 26, 2005 - Self Magazine celebrated its November 2005 cover model Tyra Banks at The Lodge Steakhouse in Beverly Hills, California on October 19th. Check out pictures from CelebrityPhoto and WireImage.

October 26, 2005 - Victoria's Secret launched Mood Home Fragrance Collection, hosted by Tyra Banks and Alessandra Ambrosio, on October 19th at Mood in Los Angeles, California. Check out pictures from WireImage.

October 26, 2005 - Tyra Banks tells OK! magazine she won't sue her porn star lookalike Tyra Banxxx. Instead, Tyra will invite the woman on her talk show and promise to get her a job in another sector of the entertainment industry. "The first thing that went through my head wasn't anger," Banks said. It was curiousity and empathy, like, 'Where does this girl come from; what led her to this?'"

October 26, 2005 - Tyra Banks is her own toughest critic. "My eyebrows are too far apart," the talk show host told her audience. "I'd love to have longer eyelashes and a wider smile, like Julia Roberts or Cameron Diaz. My mouth is small and tight. My calves are nonexistent, so I rarely wear skirts or shorts. And I have cellulite, not just on my booty, but on my arms."

October 3, 2005 - The New York Daily News hears that Victoria's Secret plans to hype its November 9th fashion show as Tyra Banks' last appearance before she retires from their runway. It's also being billed as Heidi Klum's first appearance since giving birth to her second child on September 12th.

October 3, 2005 - The New York Daily News reports Tyra Banks, who has been promoting her fifth season on 'America's Next Top Model', is refusing to go on John Salley and Ananda Lewis' L.A. radio show after Steffans used that forum to trash her. "I heard they call Tyra 'Hollywood Hop,'" Steffans told Salley and Lewis, "for the many men in Hollywood who have bedded Tyra and moved on."

October 3, 2005 - Jay Leno joked during his Tonight Show monologue on Thursday night, "And on her new show this week, Tyra Banks took her bra off under her shirt to prove to everyone that her breasts were real. See, forget Tom Cruise, this is someone that should be jumping up and down on the couch. That's what you want. ...  That's kind of bizarre, isn't it, taking your bra off on the air to prove that your breasts are real? I hope this doesn't give Barbara Walters any ideas."

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