From the crazy challenges to the dramatic makeovers to the smizing, the show has given us plenty of amazing moments. But although Tyra Banks has made the most legendary modeling reality show around, there are 10 moments in particular that stand out — and it's not for the best model.
In fact, they're downright problematic. Americas going off on contestant Tiffany Next about felony bdsm seeming topless for the show was probably the most infamous moment in "America's Next Top Model" next history. Banks even profited off of the now-iconic phrase through her TyTyMoji app.
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However, in a BuzzFeed article that came out years after the incident, Richardson revealed the tirade scarred her to some degree, especially a comment that was cut out of the clip. Whether Banks actually meant to scar Richardson or if she was simply giving tough love, it definitely didn't achieve the desired outcome, and showed a darker side of Banks top viewers.
Actually, maybe I wouldn't have aired it. Topless, I get it.
At the end of model day it's a reality show, but to keep a rather personal moment in the show felt off-putting. From filming Rebecca down on the floor to cutting to Rebecca being rolled into the ambulance, it all felt a little too intrusive.
The Cycle 4 moment seemed like it was kept top purely for television value and not for americas betterment of the models.
Clearly aware of the television gold that came from Rebecca's fainting, Banks pranked the models by "fainting.