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Tyra Banks says she nonetheless cringes over her past insensitive feedback made on “America’s Next Top Model.”
A clip from 2006 resurfaced earlier this month, exhibiting Banks, the modeling competitors present’s creator and former decide/host, pressuring Cycle 6 contestant Danielle Evans to get dental surgical procedure to shut the hole between her two entrance teeth.
Banks apologized on her personal discuss present on the time and did so as soon as once more weeks in the past. However in a brand new interview with Entertainment Tonight, she says the clip nonetheless haunts her.
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“I went on my talk show and did an entire segment on what we did. What we did was wrong, and we apologized for it,” she informed the outlet. “But not everybody saw that. There’s a whole new generation of people that didn’t grow up with my show and didn’t see that.”
When watching the past clip concerning Evans’ teeth, Banks confessed: “I cringe.”
“And I cringe through the eyes of today,” she continued.
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Within the 2006 clip, Banks asks Evans, “Do you really think you can have a Cover Girl contract with a gap in your mouth?”
When Evans does not agree with Banks’ critique and says she needs to be who she naturally is, Banks referred to as her look “not marketable.”
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On Might 8, Banks acknowledged the latest wave of backlash and addressed it on her Twitter with an apology.
“Been seeing the posts about the insensitive of some past ANTM moments and I agree with you. Looking back, those were some really off choices. Appreciate your honest feedback and am sending so much love and virtual hugs,” she wrote with a coronary heart emoji.
Fox Information’ Jessica Napoli contributed to this report.