Fact: Supermodel-turned-TV host Tyra Banks' new U.S. talk show FABLife has been canceled after one season. The news comes a month after the former Victoria's Secret beauty departed from her hosting gig on the show to focus on her cosmetics line. Banks presented the programme alongside John Legend's pregnant wife, Chrissy Teigen, fashion editor Joe Zee, interior designer Lauren Makk and YouTube star Leah Ashley in September (15).
Fact: Supermodel-turned-TV personality Tyra Banks took over the role of a doll come to life from Daryl Hannah in the hit Disney TV movie Life Size. Producers originally approached the Splash star with the part, and when she turned it down, Tyra's manager pushed executives to cast her instead. Tyra ended up starring alongside a young Lindsay Lohan in Life Size, and a sequel to the 2000 film is currently in the works.
Fact: Chrissy Teigen ended the premiere episode of her and Tyra Banks' new U.S. talk show FABLife drenched in wine after using her designer white dress to show viewers how to remove red wine mishaps from clothing. The pair played up rumours of a feud by having the retired runway stunner tip a full glass of red all over John Legend's wife's outfit, as Teigen dropped her jaw in mock horror. They then revealed it was all part of their 'Quack or Hack' segment, in which they used white wine to prevent the spill from staining. Banks subsequently poured a whole bottle of white over Teigen as she struck "sexy" poses and laughed off the "wine shower". The show debuted on Monday (14Sep15).
Quote: "I'm really excited because I like to shake things up. I think being silly is so fun... I'm excited to attempt an intro where people go, 'Has she lost her mind?' and then for them to go, 'You know, she did lose her mind, and I enjoyed every minute of that craziness'." Model-turned-TV mogul Tyra Banks is looking forward to hosting the Daytime Emmy Awards on 26 April (15).
Quote: "It is amazing. There is going to be a team of hosts with me that specialise in different sectors of lifestyle from beauty to fashion to home; I'm gonna be leading up the beauty, make-up and business... and showing women across this country how they can be the Ceo of their own lives, and be their own bosses... It's coming out next year." Tyra Banks confirms reports she's heading back to talk show Tv to co-host a new series with Nicole Richie and Chrissy Teigen.
Quote: "I don't drink. You don't have to be high to be crazy." Model/Tv personality Tyra Banks insists her offbeat antics are not fuelled by alcohol.
Quote: "I have been asked to do a reunion many years ago... I don't know if I would, but whenever I see them, I feel like we have a connection, these Angels, because we're like the... original Angels... And, the president of Victoria's Secret promised me a lifetime supply of Victoria's Secret products, even after I decided to leave the company. But once I left, he only let me have it for a year. So I have a bone to pick." Retired model Tyra Banks considers a return to the catwalk for lingerie firm Victoria's Secret.
Quote: "He's saying I never called him back after we went to Disneyland, I don't know why he's saying that. Maybe I didn't... He's much younger than me." Tyra Banks on her Disneyland date with rap star Drake.
Quote: "I will have children whether they come outta me or come to me... I have to be a momma... I've been wanting to do that (adopt) since before it was cool, since I was nine years old." Former model Tyra Banks on her dreams of motherhood.
Quote: "I love doing make-up. I used to do my own make-up at fashion shows and girls would line-up, like Heidi Klum would line-up: 'Tyra, do my eyelashes; do my blush like you...' I used to do a lot of the top girls." Tyra Banks was always busy behind the scenes at fashion shows when she was a top model.
Fact: Actors Will Ferrell, Kevin Spacey, Jennifer Connelly and Paul Bettany, Lmao's Redfoo, supermodel Tyra Banks and actress Minka Kelly were all in the audience at the U.S. Open Women's Final between Victoria Azarenka and Serena Williams. Williams won the title 6-2, 2-6, 7-5.
Quote: "I go to Disneyland very often. Sometimes I go in disguise so I can just chill and not be bothered." Tyra Banks is a big fan of the Happiest Place on Earth.
Quote: "I have this new apartment I built in New York and in the bathroom, I put all these mirrors everywhere. (I was telling the decorators,) 'Oh, put one there! Put one over there. It will make it (the room) look bigger.' But I see my a** and the dimples in my a** everytime I'm brushing my teeth." Insecure supermodel Tyra Banks regrets decorating her New York City pad with so many mirrors.
Quote: "When I was told I could finally do high fashion... my agent in Paris said that if I had a forehead that was small that I would only be able to do catalogue - because I would look too safe. She said that my high forehead made me look kinda like an alien. It was a compliment." Tyra Banks on how her unique look helped her become a catwalk star.
Quote: "I was a bully! I was the head of the clique in elementary school and would tell girls, 'We don't want you to be in our clique!' My brother used to bully me at home, because I was my dad's favourite. I thought I got my power back by bullying at school. It's a cycle." Supermodel Tyra Banks on her mean-girl attitude as a child.
Tweet: "My brother has been a U.S. soldier for over 20 years. Today I salute him and all of our brave, selfless military women and men." Former supermodel Tyra Banks pays tribute to her soldier brother following the news of terrorist leader Osama Bin Laden's death.
Fact: Retired supermodel Tyra Banks is studying at Harvard Business School.
Tweet: "Ok, confession time. Who else has a crush on Jesse Eisenberg? Yeah, I said it. He's got that special somethin'..." Tyra Banks has her eye on THE SOCIAL NETWORK star.
Quote: "She's huge. She's a big woman. I used to think she was a man. I used to look at her and think, 'Something isn't right here.'" Janice Dickinson takes another swipe at her former AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL host Tyra Banks, who allegedly sacked her from the show after DICkinson labelled her "fat".
Tweet: "RIP Alexander MCQueen. so so sad. such a huge loss. He was one of my favorite designers. He will be missed." Supermodel Tyra Banks pays tribute to the celebrated British fashion designer, who was found dead at his London home on Thursday (11Feb10).
Quote: "I was on the Tyra show and the whole time she kept calling me 'Gabourney', like 'Sigourney' (Weaver), and I was too shy to say, 'It's actually Gabourey', but whatever!" PRECIOUS star Gabourey Sidibe didn't want to correct supermodel-turned-talk show host Tyra Banks' pronunciation of her unique name.
Fact: Tyra Banks is launching her own online fashion, beauty and lifestyle magazine on her official website.
Fact: Tyra Banks is set to join the cast of hit U.S. show GOSSIP GIRL. The AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL judge will appear as a famous movie star in an episode of the forthcoming season, due to air in America in October (09).
Quote: "I'm a big fan of Tyra's! She is sexy. I mean, I don't really get obsessed with anyone, but Tyra is definitely hot." OBSESSED actor Idris Elba confesses his crush on supermodel-turned-TV host Tyra Banks.
Quote: "Sometimes I'll be on an airplane and even the flight attendants will walk up and down the aisles - runway walking." AMERICA'S NEXT TOP MODEL host Tyra Banks finds herself at the mercy of model wannabees desperate to audition for the show wherever she travels.
Fact: Model-turned-talk show host Tyra Banks is being given a makeover to look like potential first lady MICHELLE OBAMA for the cover of September's (08) issue of Harper's Bazaar magazine.
Fact: Retired supermodel Tyra Banks has been immortalised in wax at the Washington, D.C. branch of Madame Tussauds.
Fact: Supermodel-turned-talk show host Tyra Banks is sporting a new blonde look. The usually dark-haired beauty debuted her new hairdo at the Daytime Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Friday (20Jun08).
Quote: "That was really harsh. TYRA is beautiful and they distorted her photos. There she is, on vacation, and someone is sticking a camera up her rear. Anyone photographed that way would be mortified!" Niki Taylor was appalled by tabloid photos of fellow model and pal Tyra Banks, which made her look like she'd piled on the pounds.
Quote: "I know your dad was a professional football player, but just some advice: 'Stay away from those professional basketball players.'" Retired supermodel Tyra Banks has a subtle dig at her ex, CHHRIS WEBBER, while offering romance advice to her teenage talk show guest, singer JORDIN SPARKS.
Quote: "She's the godmomma. There's no reason why I would be jealous of her." Tyra Banks on talk show rival Oprah Winfrey - seconds before a lie detector test proved she is jealous of the TV matriarch.
Quote: "I feel like you have this sex appeal that is like tomboy and sexy, where men wanna do you, but if women had a (lesbian) fantasy and they had to choose one person, you're like the black Angelina Jolie." Model-turned-talk show host Tyra Banks embarrasses guest Ciara.
Quote: "I hate my skinny calves. When I do photoshoots, we retouch my calves to make them bigger... because the thigh is thick and then there's no calf." Retired model Tyra Banks on the body part she hates.
Quote: "A lot of models retire and they'll, like, marry a rich man... and I'm like, 'That is like death to me.'" Ex-model Tyra Banks pours scorn on other catwalk stars who wed wealth.
Quote: "I used to have this high-pitched thing because my voice is naturally nasal... I started taking voice lessons to lower my register. I would do these exercises to lover my voice." Former supermodel Tyra Banks on perfecting her voice for her new TV talk show.
Quote: "Everybody's like, 'Tyra, you look so calm and cool and collected. I was like, 'If you could see underneath this dress, it looks like I just come off of a waterpark ride." Tyra Banks didn't feel comfortable in soaring 100-degree temperatures outside the Emmy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles yesterday (27AUG06).
Quote: "It breathes as much as a dress can breathe in 90-degree weather. I have been relying on these little fans everyone has on the carpet and blotting myself every 45 seconds." Tyra Banks suffered in the name of fashion while wearing a $55,000 (GBP31,000) GEORGES CHAKRA gown.
Fact: <p>Tyra Banks' final catwalk show at the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show earlier this month (NOV05) was the first time the supermodel's father had seen her on the catwalk modelling for the lingerie firm. </p>
Fact: <p>Tyra Banks insisted there was no audience for her TV chat with longtime supermodel rival Naomi Campbell because she admits, "I couldn't have done this in front of people." The hour-long interview airs on Banks' talk show on Friday (18NOV05). </p>
Quote: <p>"It kind of upsets me a little bit when models say, 'I don't believe in plastic surgery. I was born like this and my mom made me perfectly.' Bitch, you hit the genetic lottery.'" Supermodel Tyra Banks hates her peers who lie about their cosmetic surgery enhancements. </p>
Fact: <p>Supermodel Tyra Banks has seen the original WILLY WONKA + THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY more than 30 times. </p>
Fact: <p>Supermodel Tyra Banks' attempt at talk show hosting is proving to be a hit in America - ratings for THE TYRA BANKS SHOW have increased 36 per cent since the show's launch last month (SEP05). </p>
Quote: <p>"I'm the first one to admit that my body isn't perfect. I love my curves. Starving myself? So not my thing!" Supermodel Tyra Banks loves to eat. </p>