AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL “Nicki Minaj” Cycle 17 Episode 1 – The greatest show ever to grace the small screen is back. Now, usually when people use the tagline “crazier than ever” they’re being somewhat hyperbolic. Not Tyra, not this cycle. Tyra Banks has realized that people watch this show not to see who will become America’s next top model, mainly because unlike other reality contest shows like American Idol, the public has no say in the winner, or Top Chef, the winner does not actually win a career in modelling, but rather a few tentative job opportunities which almost never amount to anything significant. No, people tune in to America’s Next Top Model because they want to see something batshit crazy.
And Tyra has delivered the crazy in spades.
Meet some of the contestants, so-called “All-Stars” (though it should really be runner’s up edition) from previous seasons who are unemployed or who would do better financially to appear on the show rather than continue in whatever career they are currently pursuing. Read More...