Tyra Banks Is Out! See Why The Former 'America's Next Top Model' Host Is Saying Goodbye To Twitter
Tyra Banks is taking a step back from Twitter after feeling the heat.
Eagle-eyed fans noticed on Monday, April 11, that the America's Next Top Model alum's account on the social media platform has been taken down without notice. As Radar reported, the platform says: "this account doesn't exist" when searching Banks' name.
Though the supermodel still has her Instagram account, it's mainly used for promotional posts, such as her recent collaboration with Kim Kardashian's SKIMS.
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And while it's not clear why Banks deactivated her Twitter account, an Insider writer named Kate Taylor claimed the Dancing with the Stars host deleted her account around the same time she started reaching out with questions, seemingly about the harsh criticism ANTM received after the show aired on Amazon Prime amid the pandemic.
(The show has since been condemned by many for the countless times Banks and producers crossed the line with photoshoot ideas and treatment of contestants.)
Taylor — who recently released an exposé titled Tyra Banks wanted 'America's Next Top Model' to fix fashion. Now, some contestants say the show was 'psychological warfare — wrote: "After I reached out for comment + fact check last week, Tyra Banks deleted her Twitter. (Could be unrelated! Who can say!)"
Apart from Taylor's report and bad press circulating her years-long reality series, fans have also been coming after Banks blaming her for Disney moving Dancing with the Stars from ABC to Disney+ next season.
As Radar reported, longtime fans of the show have been losing it ever since producers announced the decision on Friday, April 8.
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Banks was brought on for Season 29 of the beloved show to spice things up, with her replacing Tom Bergeron and Erin Andrews as host. However, it looks like the host's days on the show are numbered, as producers are believed to be looking for an “A-list celebrity" to replace Banks — who also serves as executive producer.
Apart from ratings plummeting during her hosting stint, OK! learned Banks was dubbed a "nightmare" to work with. From her "wild demands" on set to being "disrespectful to the crew," an insider spilled Banks' "attitude" rubbed people the wrong way, to say the least.