Los Angeles, Oct 2 : Supermodel Tyra Banks has filed a $10 million lawsuit against several wig manufacturers over claims that her image and name is used to advertise the companies' products.
Tmz. com reports that the 39-year-old, famous for her use of weaves and wigs, has filed suit against 10 separate companies which have used her trademark.
She is seeking an injunction to prevent the sale of the items, and wants $10 million in damages. (IANS)
Washington, March 2 : Tyra Banks has topped a poll for the most popular supermodel on the Internet.
Modelinia. com surveyed how catwalk stunners fared on Twitter, Facebook and photo-sharing website Instagram. com.
The 39-year-old model rules over Twitter. com with over 8.2 million followers, beating Miranda Kerr, who bagged second place with 1.6 million fans, Contactmusic reported.
London, Feb 7 : Tyra Banks has some hot tips for women so that they can be taken seriously - pants, shoulder pads and sleek hair.
The 39-year-old self-confessed that business woman discussed her style secrets with Harper's Bazaar's Lauren Brown for the magazine's YouTube series, The Look, in between some hands-on lessons for `smizing,' and tooching'.
Los Angeles, Oct 17 : Supermodel Tyra Banks says she is ready to have children.
"There's been a lot of rumours that I've been dating certain people. Young boys. Ain't true. I ain't a cougar," she said at the show, reports digitalspy. co. uk.
Banks, 38, is rumoured to have dated 25-year-old musician Drake and "America's Next Top Model" co-star Robert Evans, 24.
Los Angeles, Sep 18 - Model Tyra Banks reveals she was bullied in school because she was so thin.
"When I was 11 years old, I grew three inches and lost 30 pounds in three months. So I went from being a mean bully, cute little chubby little girl to shooting up, weighing 98 pounds and just looking sick and frail," contactmusic.com quoted Banks as saying.
London, August 29: Tyra Banks is under fire from critics who claim that her qualification from Harvard is a short course certificate instead of a full degree.
The 38-year-old model had famously graduated from Harvard Business School earlier this year but had never suggested that she has anything other than a "diploma" from the university.
Los Angeles, June 9 - Super model Tyra Banks is reportedly dating former boxer Robert Evans, who is 14 years younger to her.
The 38-year-old has been going around with Evans, 24, for about a month. The latter will judge Banks' reality show -- "America's Next Top Model".
They were seen enjoying cocktails at the Palihouse here and later left for Evans's hotel room, reports femalefirst. co. uk.
London, May 16 : Tyra Banks has spoken out in support of Vogue's decision to ban rail thin models from its pages and praised the fashion glossy's 19 editors for banding together to put a stop to "thinspirational" editorial and called for a toast "over some barbecue and burgers".
Los Angeles, May 8 - Rapper Drake is reportedly dating supermodel Tyra Banks. The couple was spotted enjoying at the Disneyland in California.
Drake, whose real name is Aubrey Graham, was photographed with the supermodel at the theme park, reports dailymail. co. uk
In pictures obtained by fan site DizzyDrake. com, they were also snapped laughing together while grabbing sweet treats at Yogurtland.
Washington, Mar 28 : Tyra Banks believes graduating from Harvard Business School has ‘changed everything’.
The 38-year-old former Victoria’s Secret star graduated from Harvard Business School’s Executive Education Owner/President Management Program in February, and admits to still riding high on her success.
Washington, Mar 1 : Tyra Banks has asserted that America's Next Top Model: British Invasion would witness models undergoing extreme emotional upheavals.
The reality series, which premiered on Wednesday, pits British contestants against their American counterparts.
"This is a boxing match between two regions," People magazine quoted Banks as saying.
London, Feb 24 : Retired supermodel Tyra Banks has proved that she's more than just a pretty face by graduating from Harvard Business School in Massachusetts.
The America's Next Top Model creator, who enrolled in the Owner/President Management Program in 2010, was recently in Boston collecting her diploma.
The 38-year-old tweeted a photo of herself at the event on February 17, the Daily Mail reported.
Washington, Jan 18 : Tyra Banks has got a new boyfriend whom she met on a "spiritual break", to get over her break-up from long-term boyfriend John Utendahl.
The `America's Next Top Model' host is apparently smitten with the mystery man after meeting him in Bali where she went after the break up.
"It's a total long-distance romance. But it's a big deal," Contactmusic quoted a source as telling People magazine.
New York, Jan 18 - Talk show host Tyra Banks is said to be dating a man from Bali.
"It's a total long-distance romance. But it's a big deal," people. com quoted a source as saying.
Banks had parted ways with longtime boyfriend John Utendahl last year and had gone to China shortly before the holidays to tape the latest season of "America's Next Top Model".
London, Dec 13 - Supermodel and TV host Tyra Banks has ended her four-year relationship with banker John Utendahl.
The 38-year-old, who was dating Utendahl since 2007, is on a "spiritual trip" in Bali to get over her break-up.
"Tyra (Banks) has gone away with a female friend and has been island-hopping, visiting Bali and taking a spiritual retreat," femalefirst. co. uk quoted Banks as saying.
New York, Dec 12 : Tyra Banks has reportedly gone `on a spiritual trip' to Bali after breaking up with her boyfriend.
Brooklyn businessman John Utendahl and the diva from `America's Next Top Model' had been together for three years.
"Tyra has gone away with a female friend and has been island-hopping, visiting Bali and taking a spiritual retreat," the New York Post quoted a source as saying.
London, Oct 11 : Tyra Banks' debut fiction book, Modelland, has reached number two on the New York Times bestsellers list and number one on the Barnes & Noble charts.
The achievement certainly marks the advent of a journey from being a super model to a super author for Banks.
London, April 9 : Former supermodel and actress Tyra Banks has hinted that she is trying for a baby and is desperate to become a mother.
The 37-year-old, who is reportedly dating businessman John Utendahl, says she wants children in the near future, reports femalefirst. co. uk.
"I definitely want babies," she said.
When asked if she was trying to get pregnant, she said: "Yeah, maybe."
New York, Mar 15 : Supermodel-turned-TV host Tyra Banks has revealed that she has been attending the prestigious Harvard Business School since 2010.
"In order for my company to grow and be the best, and to reach these women, and to serve them, I needed the best. So I went to the best," the New York Daily News quoted the 37-year-old as telling CBS News.
London, Nov 12 - Talk show host Tyra Banks and a number of top models will be donating their dresses to charity in order to raise money for electricity in Rwanda and Haiti.
Los Angeles, Oct 29 : Model-turned-host Tyra Banks has been granted a permanent restraining order against a fan who has beeen stalking her since 2006.
The "America's Next Top Model" host asked a judge to grant her request for a protection order against Marten Williams, Jr., who she claims is a "mentally unstable celebrity stalker" and has harassed her and members of her family for four years, reports imdb. com.
New York, May 18 : Tyra Banks might be a hit among her viewers, but the same might not hold true for her future neighbours at Riverhouse in Battery Park City.
The model-cum-TV host bought four apartments there for 10 million dollars last year.
And Banks has undertaken extensive renovations as she combines them into a single home.
This has driven other building residents mad, so much that they called police to complain about the noise, reports the New York Post.
New York, May 12 : Supermodel/talk show host Tyra Banks has announced that she will be publishing her first novel.
A press release from Random House, the publishers of the novel, which will be titled “Modelland”, stated that it is one of a three-book deal, and is expected to be published in summer 2011.
New York, Mar 1 : Jon Paul Buchmeyer, who worked as a publicist for Tyra Banks during her `Inside Out' book tour, has revealed some secrets about the former model in his new memoir.
In `Alphabet City', Buchmeyer wrote: "Chips with the fat substitute Olestra cause Tyra to have intestinal distress," reports the New York Post.
London, Jan 15 - Hollywood celebrities like Jessica Alba, Tyra Banks and star couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie are doing their bit to help victims of the Haiti earthquake, which left thousands of people dead and many homeless.
The poverty-stricken Caribbean island was hit hard by a massive tremor measuring seven on the Richter Scale Tuesday that struck just south of capital city Port-au-Prince.
While rapper Wyclef Jean urged the public to donate money to help the rescue efforts in the country, others have come forward to support the campaign.