Why Tyra's Not Always So Picture Perfect
September 8, 2005
Banks is working the runway and keeping it real as she
rocks the house with India.Arie and her new theme song,
"Just for Today." "Extra's" Jon
Kelley caught up with the superstar as she counted down
the days to the big premiere of her talk show, which
hits the air on Monday, September 12.
Jon Kelley: How do you feel right now?
Tyra Banks: I'm getting nervous now that it's getting
JK: So are you going to give away any supermodel secrets
on your show?
TB: No model is perfect, but you have to put that out
there. You have to say, "Look at this. Don't you
want this hair? Don't you want this lotion? You know
because look how great I look, how perfect I look."
With this show, I'm crying up there on stage, you know
JK: You've got the tissues?
TB: Yeah, look we have these, and it's not just for
my guests. They are for me too because I get up here
JK: What do you feel your story has been that you want
people to know about?
TB: I've been through my parents divorcing and having
to live through that. Relationships. People go, "Tyra
had some relationship problems?" Big time. Crying
in my pillow, not being able to eat.
JK: Men broke your heart?
TB: Oh yeah, more than once. So I've definitely been
through a lot of things and 10 million more things that
I'm going to be sharing with my audience everyday.
Get ready for an amazing ride when "The Tyra Banks
Show" debuts Monday.