Work That Body! Tyra Banks Talks Losing Too Much Weight & Why Diets Aren’t For Her

August 10, 2013  |  

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Believe it or not, but this former supermodel doesn’t diet. She says it simply isn’t for her.

Tyra Banks told US Weekly recently that diets are good for one-off events like class reunions, red carpets or a wedding. She later explained, “but the minute you bite one piece of real food, you’re going to gain [the weight] right back.”

Banks said she shed several pounds a couple year ago, but got way too skinny for her own liking. “I actually got too thin because I have tunnel vision,” shared Banks. “So when they said this is what you have to do, I was so strict, and I realized I needed to cheat way more because it didn’t look good. I didn’t realize I was too thin until I started seeing pictures and I thought, ‘Oh, I don’t like that. That doesn’t look good.’ I need some A$$.”

We hear you, girl! We know that Tyra has been scrutinized in the past for her weight (which seems to fluctuate between sizes that don’t go above an 8) but she always looks great! Those curves are everything!

You can check the rest out, including what she doesn’t like about her body, over on

Are you really hard on yourself about your weight, whether you think you need to lose or gain a few pounds?

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  • nosey

    I never though of Tyra as curvy. To me she has always been thin. I think everyone sees themselves bigger than what they are, because they are always comparing themselves to others. She is tall, and doesn’t appear to have much weight on her. Based on what I am hearing her height/weight proportion is, She seems to be on the lighter side, but I never considered her curvy.

  • JaneDoe

    Dieting isn’t for everyone but working out is…

    • Starcru

      Exactly!! All i heard was excuses as to why she didn’t want to stay committed to losing weight. It’s not impossible. My great aunt was 425 and it took her 2 and half years to not only lose the weight,but to maintain a tone look and keep it off.

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  • Alexis Morris

    tyra looks good larger or skinny.

  • hollyw

    Okay?! I said the same thang about my breasts lol. I’m getting too old to do a few and still keep the bounce in my boobs, so I just said Meh I’ll keep this 15 and the boobs, too!

  • mlw1924

    I love tyra..