Ratings declined around the time photographer Nigel Barker, photo shoot director Jay Manuel and runway coach J. Few contestants from the show have established substantial careers, though model Chantelle Brown-Young and actress Analeigh Tipton are among the exceptions. "America's Next Top Model" did, however, make household names out of the memorable cast of judges and coaches it featured alongside Banks including Barker, Manuel, Alexander, Twiggy, Janice Dickinson, Kelly Cutrone, André Leon Talley and Paulina Porizkova. The news broke Wednesday when Banks tweeted that the current season "should be our last cycle," and posted a long statement to Instagram about how proud she is of the show's global impact and encouraging fans to love their bodies. So I hope you continue to love your freckles, your moles, your big forehead, your big eyes, your small eyes, your pointy chin, your tiny boobs, your full chest, your ivory or ebony skin (or every color in between) - the stuff about you that makes you well.. "May your photos (and selfies) be forever fierce," she said. #ANTM brought the intimidating modeling world to the masses. And I hope you've learned a heck of a lot from watching. Banks made the news official in another tweet and The CW also confirmed the news to However, we've learned that The CW is considering a retrospective special that would air in late 2016. We were the first reality show based in the fashion world. In a statement, the network's President Mark Pedowitz thanked Banks and Executive Producer Ken Mok "for all their years of success in establishing a show that was not just popular in the US, but all across the world."According to , the show airs in over 150 countries and has more than 40 international versions. Our diehard fans know we've expanded the definition of beauty, presented what Flawsome is, tooched and booched and boom boom boomed, shown the world how to show their neck, rocked couture/catalogue/commercial poses, have found our (and your) light, strutted countless runways, gone on tons of go-sees, added guys to the girls mix, and have traveled around the globe and back again. I never thought my little idea would have people everywhere thinking differently about how they take photos. Yesterday ANTM alum Miss Jay Alexander and his friend The New Edition Story star Rachel Currence were photo’d at the OUT Fashion Vanguard Awards presented by Lexus in Los Angeles.
She was a vivacious and promising young woman," Tyra Banks and fellow executive producer Ken Mok said in a statement Wednesday.Dave Grohl's Romantic Oscar Night Dave Grohl is an equal-opportunity dancer.After the Foo Fighters frontman performed a poignant solo version of The Beatles' "Blackbird" during the In Memoriam segment of the Academy Awards telecast, he and his wife Jordyn Blum headed to the Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscar party, where the piano man performed for the exclusive crowd.Later in the day Wednesday, finalist Adam Smith tweeted, "RIP Mirjana, we love you. #ANTMfamily," and posted a lengthier remembrance on Instagram."Everyone please keep Mirjana and her family in your thoughts and prayers," he wrote."We love you dearly, and you will live on in our memories. I still cannot comprehend that you are no longer with us, I can vividly see you laughing and hear your voice as if it were yesterday.