'America's Next Top Model' axes Nigel Barker, Jay Manuel and J. Alexander

There is some rather shocking news out of "America's Next Top Model" Friday morning (April 20). Three longstanding members of the cast have not had their contracts renewed: judge and photographer Nigel Barker, creative director Jay Manuel and runway trainer and sometimes judge J. Alexander.Executive Producers Ken Mok and Tyra Banks write in a joint statement, "Nigel Barker, Jay Manuel and J. Alexander have been an integral part of the 'America's Next Top Model' brand and they helped turn this show into the household name it is today. They have been amazing assets to the show and will always be a part of the 'Top Model' family. We will continue to actively work with each of them on future projects."Tyra Banks has also tweeted about the firings, writing, "Fierce & love 2 my @NigelBarker, @MrJayManuel & Miss J. #ANTM turned us in2 a family. Excited for what the future holds for us. XOXO TyTy."And Nigel...

'America's Next Top Model': Kyle Gober's pregnancy puts modeling on hold for a bit

Kyle Gober is the latest eliminated contestant from "America's Next Top Model." She tells Zap2it all about her experience in the house, but the big news is that her modeling career is temporarily on hold because she and her fiance are expecting a baby!Was "ANTM" everything you expected it would be? "Yeah, definitely. All the challenges were so much fun. I got to work with so many cool people. It was so interesting to do all these different things and experience the life of actually being a model. You don't realize until you're in the house how hard it is to be a model. Before the show, I hadn't done a ton of stuff. But being on the show is back-to-back craziness. You get to experience the real life of a model." Why was it so hard on you? Why did you want to quit last week? "Basically, I wasn't able to talk to my...

'America's Next Top Model: British Invasion' Week 7 Final Photos: Dinner Party Girls

At a photo shoot, singer Estelle models with the women, who have to pose as art installations during a dinner party on America's Next Top Model: British Invasion on The CW.

ANTM Cycle 18, Episode 7 Preview: The Fake Booty Tooch

If you thought you'd seen the last of the booty tooch drama after AzMarie's inexplicable elimination on America's Next Top Mode l Cycle 18, Episode 6: "Jessica Sutta and Nadine Coyle," you were wrong. In this preview of Cycle 18, Episode 7: "Estelle," Kyle gets the assistance of one of those fake booty tooch things that AzMarie refused to wear, and the other girls are not happy about it. "Everybody is ready for Kyle to go home." But will she? Watch the preview below.

America’s Next Top Model 2012 Cycle 18 Episode 7 “Estelle”

America’s  Next Top Model  (ANTM) Cycle 18 Episode 7 “Estelle” airs on Wednesday April 18 at 9 pm ET on The CW. Synopsis:  The models are tasked with creating a PSA with some young  girls  for an anti-bullying campaign, where the winners of the challenge will receive a personal video message from a loved one. At a photo shoot , singer Estelle models with the women, who have to pose as art installations during a dinner party. Kelly Cutrone and Nigel Barker join guest judge Estelle as well as Tyra Banks on the judges’ panel for elimination. Read More...