America's Next Top Model: All-Stars 17.13 "All-Star Finale" Review

Just in case y'all aren't wizards, pot ledom is "what the hell was that finale?!" backwards.


But really, for an inherently bizarre show like Top Model, the all-star finale might have been its most strange episode to date. Let's be non-conformists and start at the end with that obviously tacked-on-as-hell ending that saw Lisa triumph over Allison to become the "first Top Model all-star" (Tyra's words, not mine). Some time following Greece, Angelea volunteered information to producers, information that led her to be disqualified and a second panel to be held featuring only Allison and Lisa. We still have no idea how Angelea, the girl I assumed was taking this puppy home, managed to be DQ'ed, but rumor has it that she had let details about the cycle slip on her Facebook account and that violated her contract. It felt very disingenuous for Judge TyTy and company not to explain what happened and to basically act as if Angelea had never existed, especially since Mr. Jay made a big point about how it was the first time three girls had walked in the final runway. The show underestimates its viewers time and time again and this is no exception, as it feels like we're just supposed to accept this win at face value and wipe our collective runny mascara away for yet another "story" taking the title home. Read More...


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