Remember How Messy Top Model Was? (feat. Jay Manuel)

Remember How Messy Top Model Was? (feat. Jay Manuel)

Back Issue - August 24, 2020 - 54:20

In Case You Forgot, We Let Tyra Get Away With A LOT.This week, Josh and Tracy revisit moments from one of the most influential supermodels of all time: Tyra Banks. She has modeled, smized, booty-tooched, acted, and created businesses and brands. But throughout her career, there have been some messy moments. And we’re not just talking about ANTM contestant Dani’s tooth gap (RIP).We talk to Jay Manuel, former Creative Director for "America's Next Top Model," about Tyra’s legacy, the cost of being a trailblazer, and what it was like to be on set for that infamous blackface photo shoot.Additional Material By: Citytv, Bankable Productions/Warner Bros., Unclear/Tyra Banks, CW/Warner Bros., and Entertainment Tonight/CBS.Production Music courtesy of www.epidemicsound.com.For transcriptions, please visit our website at https://pineapple.fm/back-issue.

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Remember when Monica allegedly punched Brandy right before they performed live at the MTV Video Music Awards? When Freaknik took over Atlanta, and changed the game for parties everywhere? When tasteless critics panned Mariah Carey’s Glitter? (#JusticeforGlitter!) When Beyonce told Farrah that someone could send her luggage? We do!Back Issue tells the stories behind formative moments in pop culture. In each episode we look back at some of the moments that shook us, that changed us. Join Tracy Clayton (host of Netflix’s Strong Black Legends, Mailchimp’s Going Through It) and Pineapple Street Studios Producer Josh Gwynn as they reckon with some of culture’s biggest questions, from "How did we let this happen?" to ‘Why do we still love this?" Because nostalgia is more than just a feeling. Got an issue you’d like us to investigate? Hit the Back Issue Hotline at (678)-74ISSUE.