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Thursday, May 29, 2008

Crazy Tyra Banks "NYT" Profile Available Now

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The New York Times Magazine Lynn Hirschberg profile on Tyra Banks, 34, hit the Interweb today. Sorry guys I can't bring myself to read it. It's fucking long. I'm talking 8,000 words (i.e. 10 pages) long.

I might have been more inclined to read it, if the lede hadn't been: "Tyra Banks has 275 smiles."

Or if the first Banks quote hadn't been: “Smiles come naturally to me, but I started thinking of them as an art form at my command. I studied all the time. I looked at magazines, I’d practice in front of the mirror and I’d ask photographers about the best angles. I can now pull out a smile at will.”

I get it. You're a teeth baring pro.

Luckily the girls over at Jezebel read it, condensed it and provided their own funny annotation. Doin' what they do.

Image via NYT Magazine.

P.S. I'd say she's smiling with her eyes a little in the picture she's not supposed to. And that Cowardly Lion mane they gave her is freaking distracting.

Word dude.


David B. Dancy said...

Tyra is under a psychotropic induced manic high that has lasted for three years. Kinda like Laura Bush.
275 smiles ? Satan has 280.

Jen said...

I don't know how to even respond to that. But ALL true.

Who knew smiles could be so scary?

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