Calling all America’s next top model fans! Seems Tyra Banks is back on her hosting duties for the next season of America’s next top model.
The news of her coming back came from New York Times critic, Margaret Lyons, followed by an official confirmation from none other than Banks herself.
“I’m overwhelmed and humbled by the intensity of the ANTM Fan base whose deep affection for the show led me to have a change of heart,” Banks stated in a press release issued by VH1, “After giving it a lot of thought, I realized that remaining behind the camera wasn’t enough because ANTM is woven into my DNA.”
Obviously, this means that it’s the end of Rita Ora journey at ANTM. (She gave it her best though….. A for efforts!) Banks went on to twitter, with a tweet of classy salute for her service, but obviously Ora was clearly booted out.
Ken Mok, ANTM producer described Ora as “a great partner and total pro,” who brought a lot of passion and creativity to the table, but that doesn’t really compare when Banks was the heart and soul of the franchise.
Mok added, “her absence was deeply felt by our fiercely loyal fans who missed their queen of the smize.”
Welcome back Banks.
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