A Look Back At Tyra's 500 Episodes

Tyra has a lot to celebrate: Today marks the 500th episode of her talk show, which, we learned this morning, has been nominated for a Daytime Emmy (this year in a different category, "talk show/informative" instead of "talk show/entertainment"). TyTy was a guest on The View today, and she let us know that New York… » 4/30/08 3:40pm 4/30/08 3:40pm

Tyra Tackles The Weighty Issue Of "Fatsploitation"

Today, Tyra took on the subject of "fatsploitation", talking to morbidly-obese women (500+ lbs) who make a living using their full figures for nude and lingerie modeling, as well as "squashing," the practice of applying large amounts of pressure on a man with one's own weight. One of the guests was a woman named Queen… » 4/25/08 7:00pm 4/25/08 7:00pm

Tyra Takes On Sexual Squashing Fetish

Yesterday's Tyra was supposed to be about "unlikely couples" who fall in love, but it ended up being about people with fetishes who happen to find one another and make it work. One of the couples featured was Eddie and Gem. Eddie, is an average-sized dude who has always been into plus-sized — or rather, morbidly obese… » 2/08/08 11:00am 2/08/08 11:00am