Tyra Banks Pokes Fun at 'America's Next Top Model' Contestants

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(Getty) America's Next Top Model may be considerably more high fashion these days, but one thing hasn't really changed: The contestants.Year in and year out, viewers can count on finding certain archetypes among Tyra Banks' gaggle of aspiring models. To promote the show's 16th cycle, which kicked off earlier this week, Tyra decided to play off these reality television patterns with a minute-long video clip, in which she does her best imitations of three common ANTM types: the airhead, the...Read Full Story

Paulina Porizkova Explains Why Modeling Kind of Sucks

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(Getty) Paulina Porizkova takes pride in telling it like it is. She's been telling it like it is for decades, in fact: In her first major interview, she blithely opined, "Modeling sucks."Judging by her latest piece for The Huffington Post, Porizkova's opinion hasn't changed all that much. In an article titled "Modeling Is a Great Job and a Sh*tty Career," Porizkova outlines the many different reasons why modeling isn't all that glamorous or rewarding a profession, despite the hype. Among...Read Full Story

Adriana Lima Wants Another Wedding Proposal for V-Day

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(Getty) Adriana Lima believes in celebrating Valentine's Day. February 14 will mark the two-year anniversary of Lima's marriage to NBA star Marko Jaric, with whom she has a young daughter, Valentina. Of course the Victoria's Secret spokesmodel is already planning her big night, revealing her ideal Valentine's Day celebration to PeopleStyleWatch: "I would love my husband to propose to me again. With a ring and everything."Lima also knows which lingerie she'll be wearing on her anniversary...Read Full Story

Christie Brinkley To Make Broadway Debut in 'Chicago'

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(Getty) Christie Brinkley is a real Renaissance woman. The longtime supermodel, activist and talented visual artist (and one of our 50 Most Beautiful Women Over 50) is about to take on a new role in New York City, as she's set to make her Broadway debut as glamorous murderess Roxie Hart in Chicago. The New York Theater Guide reports that Brinkley's eleven-week limited engagement begins April 4. She follows in the footsteps of actresses Brooke Shields, Ashlee Simpson and Melanie Griffith...Read Full Story

Gisele Bundchen Clarifies Her 'Poison SPF' Comment

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Last week, Gisele Bundchen angered dermatologists around the world when she reportedly sniffed of SPF products, "I cannot put this poison on my skin."After considerable backlash, Gisele's reps are speaking out against what they've deemed a misquotation. "They misquoted her due to a language barrier," a spokesperson told People. "Gisele would never say not to use sunscreen because she has family members who have died of skin cancer."Gisele—who told reporters she avoids sunlight between 9 a.m...Read Full Story

Model Gemma Ward Makes Her Return to Magazines

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(Getty) Gemma Ward is having something of a renaissance. The Australian model, once the face of Valentino and Dolce & Gabbana, was on an unofficial hiatus from the modeling world for a good three years. Most speculated that Ward had decided to quit catwalking after the death of her rumored boyfriend at the time, Heath Ledger.Now, Ward is opening up about her relationship with Ledger—and slowly making her return to the modeling world. She is on the cover of the Sunday Telegraph Magazine...Read Full Story

Cindy Crawford Revisits Most Iconic Shots for 'Futureclaw' Magazine

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(Getty) Supermodel Cindy Crawford is on the cover of Futureclaw's 5th issue with a stunning editorial photographed by Andrew Macpherson. According to Racked, the images were inspired by Crawford's most iconic shots of the '90s.Also featured in the newest issue is Crawford's contemporary Niki Taylor, who told the magazine that she wished the fashion industry would "put models back on covers of magazines and in campaigns and let the movie stars do movies."Do you think it's time for the next...Read Full Story

Lauren Hutton Fronts Alexis Bittar's Spring 2011 Campaign

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(Getty) Lauren Hutton (Getty) Lauren Hutton's going to be all over the place at New York Fashion Week.Jewelry designer Alexis Bittar has enlisted the veteran model (one of our 50 Most Beautiful Women over 50) to front his latest ad campaign which, if it's anything like last season's, means Lauren's visage will be plastered on posters all over NYC's most fashionable spots.Hutton told WWD that she and Bittar have known each other for almost 20 years; She encountered him selling his wares on...Read Full Story

Naomi Campbell Feared for Her Life over Blood Diamond Testimony

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(Getty) In 2010, Naomi Campbell faced a fair amount of scrutiny after she initially refused to testify in the war crimes tribunal against former Liberian president Charles Taylor. The supermodel had, according to actress Mia Farrow, received a large, uncut diamond as a gift from the warlord—an incident Campbell denied when she eventually gave her testimony.In a new interview with British GQ (via Vogue UK), Campbell spoke frankly about the experience, insisting, "I was afraid for my own...Read Full Story

Gemma Ward Is Returning to Modeling

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(Getty Images) After a lengthy three year hiatus, it appears Gemma Ward finally has plans of returning to the modeling industry. She was one of the top models from 2004 to 2007, but since Heath Ledger's death in 2008, she has been keeping an extremely low profile. Gemma has dabbled in acting and walked in a couple runway shows here and there, but it looks like she's ready to give modeling another go. She tells the Huffington Post that once her play The Ugly One has finished its run, she...Read Full Story