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Teary Tyra Banks Wrapped Talk Show After 5 Years

May 29, 2010 06:41:40 GMT

She proudly recalled being part of political history through her interview with President Obama and being part of pop culture when Robert Pattinson bit her neck.


Teary Tyra Banks Wrapped Talk Show After 5 Years
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Five seasons and 810 episodes after, "The Tyra Show" came to an end on Friday, May 28 with teary goodbye from its host Tyra Banks. Wearing green dress, Tyra closed the Emmy-winning show with a montage of her years going under disguise as well as her interviews with famous people around the world.

"I had journalists tell me this show was going to be canceled in two weeks, and it's five years," she said proudly. She proceeded with a clip of her as a homeless, jailbird and fat woman as well as her precious time with important people such as President Obama, Hilary Clinton and John Edwards.

Telling People her favorite interview, Tyra said it was Obama while he was still a senator. "I was so nervous, sick to my stomach and my hands were shaking," the model recalled. "I asked him to look into the crystal ball and said, 'What do you see in your future, Senator?' And without hesitation he replied, 'The White House.' That clip ran on CNN and every national morning show. I'll never forget being a part of political history."

She remembered another one, saying "I even got bitten on the neck by Twilight's sexiest vampire, Robert Pattinson. I don't think I've ever felt so envied."

Larry King sent over a tape to bid her farewell, saying Tyra is the "fiercest" daytime talk host. At the end of the show, she said while clutching her Emmys "Sometimes you gotta leave when you're on top." The model then took her final walk on the runway and blew kisses.

Tyra wrapped the show because she wants to concentrate on producing films and releasing a book called "Modeland". Both projects can be expected to launch next year.

© AceShowbiz.com




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posted by emmerz on Jun 04, 2010
I will always love tyra and i always wantd to go to her show but its ended:'-( alway <3you tyra
posted by tyra banks show on May 29, 2010
I am veryh sad that I won,t be able to view tyra,s show any more, she had shows on everything from abuse, to drug abuse, helping people with problems, that most talk shows would even get into. Her show was new, innovative, and frankly refreshing, empoering, and contained more subject matter, for the now times, and certain heart, and reality, the subject matter of each show, exhibited, her very real talents and crativity. I will miss this show toooo much, much luv and luck to your future ventures Tyra!

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