Tyra Banks ignores her audience; keeps them waiting 2 hours

Tyra Banks’ blatant narcissistic personality disorder rages on, according to Page Six. They more politely call it “diva behavior” but I think it’s pretty clear Tyra is walking a fine line between total bitch and complete personality disorder. Tyra is continuing to annoy the living daylights out of her guests and audience with her blatant “it’s all about me” behavior.

Tyra Banks’ diva behavior has reached ridiculous new heights. The model/talk-show hostess kept her “Tyra Banks Show” audience waiting for nearly two hours at her West 26th Street studio Tuesday during a taping of “Celebrating Black Models, Past, Present and Future,” while she stood backstage giggling, snacking and chatting with the crew.

“You could hear her going on and on because she was standing right behind the stage curtain,” said one audience member. “She’s talking and talking. Meanwhile, you have the entire audience waiting almost two hours for the taping to start.” And our spy said when Banks finally did take her seat onstage, she had a bad attitude. “She leaves us waiting, and everyone is sitting there complaining, and then she comes out and doesn’t say a word about it. She didn’t even say hello, she got right into her script,” said our source. “She acted so cold towards everyone. She’s a phony.”

Another audience member told Page Six the crowd was full of aspiring models who were dragged into the street by Banks for a shoot after she’d interviewed Beverly Johnson, Veronica Webb, Chanel Iman and Tameka Jacobs. All along, “Tyra kept saying, ‘When I was a model,’ and would hardly let them talk,” said our spy. “It was all about her, as usual.”

Banks then led the whole audience outside onto the street for the show’s ending. “Cops had it closed off, and Tyra had bodyguards,” laughed our spy. “She had the audience prance down the street and then release black balloons. Some were whining that it was so bad for the environment.

[From Page Six]

I’m sure there are a lot of celebrities that are full of themselves –in fact you could argue that it might be a necessary trait in order to be successful in show business. But Tyra manages to take it to completely unheard of levels. There is no bad behavior the woman can’t legitimize to suit herself and nothing she won’t do to further her career. Even something that seems like it’s not that big a deal – like the balloons – shows how it’s all about her. I can think of dozens of other dramatic looking things she could have had the models do – but what does the earth matter if Tyra’s not happy when she’s on it?

Here’s Tyra with models Jessica White, Selita Ebanks, Pat Cleveland, Toccara Jones, Veronica Webb, Chanel Iman, Beverly Johnson, Noemie Lenoir and Stacey McKenzie for ‘The Tyra Banks Show’ “Celebrates the First All Black Model Issue of Vogue Italia” – along with the infamous balloons – in New York on Tuesday. Photographer: Patricia Schlein. Images thanks to WENN.

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  1. vdantev says:

    What? A model in the twilight of her career whose an utter fake? Impossible !!

  2. Nan says:

    Dante, you just know it takes at least 2 hrs. to apply makeup to this cow. So there’s a reason. I am dying to find out what base makeup she wore in the last group photo a few days back. She looked like a mannequin, wax figure. Someone find out what products were used. I’m a product whore, need to know.

  3. Kay says:

    Next she’ll be throwing phones and getting kicked out of airplanes. I can see it now.

  4. daisy424 says:

    We all know that she is self absorbed and cheap. Making her studio audience wait that long, only proves my point.
    Treating the fans who put her where she is today so poorly is going to be her downfall. She needs to get over herself.

  5. anastasiabeaverhausen says:

    She’s such a huge buttwipe. Blessed with a few physical gifts by virtue of genetics and a total and utter twat otherwise.

  6. Megan says:

    You can tell just by looking at her that she loves herself. She uses the whole ‘woman empowerment’ thing to make her seem like a nice person. But nothing she does actually helps anyone except for herself.

  7. paris herpes says:

    I’m not sure why everyone is so shocked about her behavior. Tyra is PSYCHO! She wants all the attention and she’s past her prime, so she’s DESPERATE for anyone to take her seriously. She needs to be locked up in an insane asylum!

  8. Codzilla says:

    Megan: Your point is right on. Tyra’s whole “I’m here to help girls love themselves” line is a total crock.

  9. lola lola says:

    SO true! Why does anyone believe her crock? Why does she still have a show? I don’t get it. She’s just plain horrid.

  10. sam says:

    Use publicists much? She needs to get a clue if there is so much bad press out there.

  11. Hmm says:

    So, people are shocked that Tyra is a rude egomaniac? Has her audience never seen her show or watched her ridiculous ANTM?

  12. czarina says:

    It would have served her right if everyone had left. In fact, they really should have; nobody should be allowed to treat other people as if their time is not worth anything. (I don’t even allow my doctor to do that!)

  13. Savanah Anderson says:

    Tyra has a very bad attitude. Megan I have to agree with you. Tyra has been saying that she encourages young women to feel that they are beautiful for a very long time. Feel beautiful my ass! She make all the models on that disgusting ANTM show feel what they arent by making them cut their long beautiful REAL hair and replacing it with weave. I think she’s jealous of natural beauty.

  14. Jenna says:

    So this just goes to show how much of a douche Tyra really is. We all know it. She is beginning to rub me the wrong way just like Miley Cyrus and Brooke Hogan.

  15. Victoria says:

    She didn’t???? No way!!!! How arrognant of her…. Never liked her anyway… Who cares?

  16. Nan says:

    Besides Tyra denying her race w/those contacts & bleach,weaves whateva, she’s not long for the looney bin, is she?

  17. Nan says:

    It would be great if Brooke Shields, Bo Derek or Megan Fox wore this do cause they wouldn’t need a ton of makeup artistry

  18. RAN says:

    Why is she even considered relevant anymore?

  19. Keese my cakes says:

    Tyra Banks reminds me of RuPaul

  20. mary layne says:

    all of you people who tend to be negative without knowing what really went on leaves me mad. everyone has a bad day or months or years. I know i do and i still have to do my job. maybe Tyra only had enough energy for the show, maybe she is doing too much,maybe all the negative respones she is getting is wearing her down .GIVE THE WOMAN A BREAK.none of you who is bitching cannot do none of the things she is doing..and i mean none of you.

  21. daisy424 says:

    @ mary layne; Climb back in from the looking glass Alice.
    I can certainly do as much as Tyra without even breaking a sweat.
    Her assistants do everything for her and probably wipe her ass too. lol

  22. RAN says:

    lol 😆 Well said Daisy! I almost choked on my coffee — “probably wipe her ass too. lol” How funny!

  23. Taylor says:

    OMG i was there i was so mad she is a TOTAL DIVA! 👿

  24. Elisabeth says:

    I’m glad to read all these now, my husband and I were supposed to be going to NY today to shoot for a show and the assholes didn’t even have the decency to call us and tell us that the budget had been cut and and they couldn’t fly us up. They’ve been jerking us around for a week giving little to no detail, not calling when they are supposed to, and changing plans every day we talked to them. The whole show is so incredibly unprofessional!

  25. Michael Mansfield says:

    I just saw her show, America’s Top Model. How does she get away with talking down to people like that? What a nasty little urchin.

  26. Sam says:

    FUCK YALL! Tyra is great! 🙂