Supermodel Tyra Banks notoriously told tabloids to kiss her fat a** when less than flattering pictures of her in a bathing suit appeared. Now the talk show host has stopped embracing her big, beautiful body and lost enough weight to slim down, although not to her former runway weight. Given Tyra’s history with the knife, Make Me Heal can’t help but wonder if weight loss surgery has been involved in Tyra’s dramatic transformation.
At age 35, Tyra recently dropped from an estimated size 14-16 to a slimmer size 8. While supermodels are notorious for regularly gaining and losing weight in the name of fashion, Tyra has declared herself retired from modeling, so she may not be as adept at weight loss as she once was.
Plastic surgeon Dr. Richard Ellenbogen says, “Tyra Banks is a lot thinner. I’ll give her the benefit of the doubt that she did it by diet. Could be either way though…lipo or diet. Models notoriously gain and lose weight concominant with their relationships and work schedules. They’re actually masters at it and above all, Tyra is a model.”
Although Tyra has refuted rumors of a breast augmentation once and for all, she has been the subject of other plastic surgery rumors, including a likely nose job early in her career (See Make Me Heal’s story on Tyra Banks’ plastic surgery).
However, given Tyra’s recent passion for honesty and encouraging women to live a healthy lifestyle, Tyra could have lost the weight on her own.
Plastic surgeon Dr Sherrell J Aston says, “It is entirely conceivable that Tyra lost weight without any surgical procedures. One can do this with proper diet and exercise. Tyra looks great.”
Manhattan plastic surgeon Dr David Shafer says, “Tyra looks great in her latest photo shoot. However, there is not much skin showing. Often with significant weight loss, the skin loses its elasticity and its youthful appearance. I suspect that is why she is covered so much in these photos.”
Tyra’s shenanigans are always in the news, stirring up controversy and Make Heal looks forward to her next crazy stunt.
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