Tyra Banks has delivered some Tyra Mail that we weren’t prepared for: she’s decided that Cycle 22 of America’s Next Top Model will be its last. That means we won’t get to see any more “high fashion,” Canadian-themed photoshoots where women are shipped to Canada and forced to douse themselves in maple syrup and leaves.
22 seasons, nay, cycles is a huge feat for a reality TV show. It’s 8 seasons shy of the The Real World, which has had 30 seasons. Make no mistake, we’re going to miss everything about this show: the creepy model mansions that were always covered in photos of “Miss Tyra,” as she preferred to be called; Tyra’s irregular “check-ins” where she acts as if she’s a friend, pal and confidante; the drama; the intrigue; and the tears (sometimes over a bad haircut, sometimes over nudity). In memoriam, we’ve collected 12 moments where Tyra just could not be explained. She, in the simplest terms, lost her s–t: