Belfast Telegraph

Banks: I'm too busy for motherhood

Tyra Banks has revealed that she doesn't want to "slow down" her life and become a mother.

The 40-year-old model, who fronts America's Next Top Model and has her own talk show, is proud of being an "overachiever".

"I don't want to slow down and stop. I think there's a weird thing with women when we're high achievers and have high goals, sometimes it's like, 'Why don't you just sit down and have a baby?'," she told Metro.

"I know I'm an overachiever and I'm not apologetic about it. I won't be slowing down any time soon; it's only going to get bigger."

Tyra, who is the new face of Special K cereal, admitted she decided to speak out when she received negative feedback about her figure.

"Body image is something that has been important to me for a long time. So when people were saying I was fat, gross and disgusting, they weren't just saying it about me, they were saying it about any woman whose body looked like mine." she said.

"I felt I needed to say something so I was very vocal and told the people who had negative things to say about me - or women that looked like me - to kiss my fat a**."

Your Comments

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting?


From Belfast Telegraph