Twelve beautiful young ladies stand before Tyra, but she only has eleven photos in her hand. The first name to be called, and the best picture of the week, is Raina. Krista is called next, followed by Anslee, Tatianna, Simone, Alexandra, Angelea, Alasia, Brenda, and Jessica. This leaves Ren and Naduah in the bottom two. That's a bit of a surprise, since I figured both of them would be around for a while. Naduah stands in the bottom two because the judges see something that's very different and out of the box, but her posing techniques are so classic that her edge is almost a waste. And then there's Ren, who's "edgy," "cool," and "interesting." Her photo looks like an ad for H1N1 vaccine. So who stays in the competition? Ren. I guess willingness to go head to head with Alasia is more interesting than pathological lying in the end.
Tyra tells Naduah that she's dressed in a beautiful and classic way, but it's not what sells in the industry. She can't water down her edgy shaved head with plain old pretty niceness. Naduah thanks Tyra for the opportunity, and bids the others goodbye. She cries as she packs and tells us that the judges didn't give her the opportunity that she deserved. She had experience, and general passion, and is surprised that they didn't see more in her. Naduah is insulted that some of the girls don't have a desire for modeling, yet are still in the competition. Naduah says that walking out of this experience she'll not only continue as she always has, but flourish. Pathological lies!
Next week: Toccara! On a bus! And more drama in the house.