LAist watches: America's Next Top Model
Anybody who spent more than a few minutes watchin UPN this week saw the teasers for America's Next Top Model, which featured the always-gorgeous Tyra Banks screaming at ... someone. Turns out it was Tiffany, who seemed to stop thinking she could win and kind of stopped trying to, even though she was doing pretty well. TVgasm has the blow-by-blow, and even a video clip of the conniption.
More interesting to LAist was when the girls who won the Wonderbra/pillowfight photo competition got their reward: $10,000 worth of diamonds. They were transported to a big old building in downtown LA, down to the basement, where they were taken to an impressive vault. The big round insulated doors were unlocked and pulled open to reveal walls lined with old-style safety-deposit boxes; one was extracted to reveal the diamonds. But this building is actually available for rental, as the people who've held the halloween fest there the last two years can attest. The vault is not locked at all! And the boxes are made of cardboard, left behind by a film crew a few years ago. Those diamonds aren't stored there. Nothing is stored there. We can't swear to it, but we imagine Mr. Combover who supplied the bling may have also been an actor. Reality TV is cracking, cracking at the seams!
At least Tyra's crack-up was real (we think).