'America's Next Top Model' winner Lisa D'Amato: 'It's the way the cookie crumbles, it's the nature of the beast'

Lisa D'Amato, the wild child of Cycle 5, was the winner of "America's Next Top Model" all star edition. She tells Zap2it she knew in her heart she was the winner. Obviously you're glad you came back to "Top Model." Did it just blow away your expectations?"I definitely think that it was the perfect opportunity. It landed in the perfect pocket in my life where I couldn't be more appreciative, more prepared, more ready ... I had already been executing my brand to the fullest extent. I always thought my brand was 'fearless,' but they gave me 'daring,' which actually fits right in there."Did you have a different idea of what the show was going to be coming in, because some of the girls have expressed they thought it was going to be different from what it really was."For me, branding always meant what is involved in the entertainment industry. It's hosting, it's acting, it's...

America's Next Top Model's Lisa on the Disqualification and Her Haters

It's not often that the person who didn't win America's Next Top Model upstages the winner. [SPOILERS! The following contains spoilers about events in the All-Stars finale, including who won the 17th cycle of America's Next Top Model.] But that's exactly what happened when Lisa D'Amato took the All-Stars crown Wednesday night, following the announcement that fellow finalist, Angelea Preston , had been disqualified for an undisclosed breach of contract. Unconfirmed reports claim that Preston had originally won but leaked the outcome online, which then forced Top Model to DQ her. The finale was reportedly reshot two months later.

'America's Next Top Model's' Allison Harvard: 'Angelea is more of a personal thing that went on with her'

Allison Harvard was the runner-up on "America's Next Top Model" all stars. She tells Zap2it about her time on the show, which she mostly enjoyed.Are you glad you came back to Top Model?"Um, yeah. I feel like that was something I kind of thought about even before I completely was on board with it. I thought about it a lot. I had so many great experiences and I came out with some good friends, and some ridiculous experiences and I got to go to Greece. I mean, life isn't so bad. [laughs] I had a really great time and it's always fun to go on an adventure." Some girls were mad that all stars wasn't exactly what you were pitched, did you feel that way?[laughs] "Welllll ... it was definitely pitched to us in a little bit different light than the reality of it actually was. But that's also something I factored into the equation...

Did a Surprise Revelation Change the Winner of 'America's Next Top Model'? (VIDEO)

There was a surprise waiting toward the end of this season finale of 'America's Next Top Model' (Wed., 9PM ET on The CW). Going into the finale, it was a three-way competition between Lisa D'Amato, Allison Harvard and Angelea Preston. !!SPOILER ALERT!! After watching their final shoots, Tyra Banks made her announcement. "It turns out that after shooting was wrapped, our production team and the network learned information from Angelea that disqualifies her from the competition," she said.

America’s Next Top Model Pictures (ANTM) Cycle 17 Episode 13 “All-Star Finale”

America’s  Next Top Model  Pictures  Cycle 17 Episode 13 “All-Star Finale” airs on Wednesday December 7 at 9 pm ET on The CW. Synopsis:  THE FIRST EVER ALL-STAR WINNER IS CHOSEN – The women participate in the final photo shoot and a challenging runway finale that includes flying and modeling under water. Jay Manuel joins André Leon Tally, Nigel Barker and Tyra Banks  for the final judges’ panel, where America’s Next Top Model  All-Stars is chosen. Read More...

America's Next Top Model All-Stars Preview: Cycle 17, Episode 13

Air Date: December 7, 2011.
Who will win ANTM All-Stars? Tune in to find out!