NAOMI Campbell slammed Tyra Banks by sharing an article claiming the Dancing With The Stars host "is the real mean girl."
The two iconic models have had quite the rivalry over the years.
Naomi, 50, took to her Instagram Story to share an article by entertainment site The Things with the headline: "Here's Why Fans Are Starting To Think Tyra Banks Is The Real Mean Girl, Not Naomi Campbell."
The article makes certain points, including past incidents involving Tyra's show America's Next Top Model.
One point was, "Tyra Darkened The Girls' Skin For A Photoshoot," recalling the show's cycle 13 which had the aspiring models "made to look biracial for a Hawaiian themed photoshoot."
Tyra would eventually explain that she meant well, but understood how it came off offensive.
Another point the site made was, "Tyra Shamed Contestants For Their Personal Life Choices… A Lot."
This was referring to a scene from the program that had Tyra suggesting a contestant shouldn't be openly gay.
The TV personality would face harsh backlash for these past incidents and others, and eventually apologize on Twitter, saying, "Been seeing the posts about the insensitivity of some past ANTM moments and I agree with you.
"Looking back, those were some really off choices. Appreciate your honest feedback and am sending so much love and virtual hugs."
Naomi has also been accused of being difficult to deal with, but both models have butted heads in the past, especially while working on photoshoots together.
The duo once confronted one another during an intense interview on The Tyra Banks Show in 2005.
During the chat, Tyra brought up a yacht photoshoot from the '90s and recalled how Naomi tried to help her when she was feeling seasick.
She recalled: “Naomi you said, ‘I have you ask you something…Do they try to make you look like me?’ and I said, ‘I don’t know about so much now, but in LA they really did.’
“Naomi, you got up, you pushed me away and you said ‘I thought so,’ and you turned."
In 2019, Tyra would also tell the Wall Street Journal: “People didn’t know I was going home crying my eyes out because a woman that I was looking up to seemed like she just didn’t want me to be there, and was doing everything in her power to make me go away.”
A few years prior, in 2016, Naomi addressed the apparent feud, telling Andy Cohen: “It does irk me that two women of color have to be pitted against each other.
“You can have more than one woman of color in a fashion show. Unfortunately, back then, you could only have one so the other felt…put out.”
Fast-forward to 2020 and Tyra is still feeling the act, but these days it's mostly from fans who have not been happy about her hosting DWTS as she took over for fired stars Erin Andrews and Tom Bergeron.
One fan asked: "Tyra's only gonna host this season right? This isn't for her sorry. Bring back Tom and Erin," while another added, "It's called Dancing With the Stars, not the Tyra show. It's not all about you honey @tyrabanks."
The Life-Size actress has continued to be criticized week after week as recently a source told Us Weekly that Tyra’s job might be in jeopardy.
The insider explained: “It’s not going well. Tyra thinks because she has so much experience hosting, she doesn’t have to prepare.
“She’s also terrible at taking any feedback or constructive criticism.”
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