Afterwards, Tyson introduces the judges, including Matthew Rolston. Marlon asks Jonathan how he felt seeing his family. Jenny says that his first runway was perfect -- he could have veered into parody, a la Richard Simmons. Excuse me, Jenny Shimizu, Richard Simmons CHANGES LIVES. Sweat to that. Perou says that, "He's got it," was written all over his second walk. Matthew greets the guys and says that he loved Jonathan's portrait for Timothy. He says that it's very human. Catherine says that he looks too posed in his full body shot. Then, she, as the designated voice of doom, asks if he would be able to travel and leave his family, as a model has to do. He says that his relationship with his wife and child is strong and they support him. Marlon says that Jonathan has looked better than his photos for Timothy.
Marlon reminds Branden that he told them he was good at getting girls' phone numbers. He asks if he ever got Nicole's. She replies, "If he wins." Branden laughs and says, "That's messed up." Perou commends Branden for the progress he has made in his photos over the weeks. Matthew says that the two photos that Branden took for Timothy could be used in an ad campaign. His reasoning is that fashion people are looking for something unique and Branden has a very unique quality. He points out that there is an s-curve in both of Branden's photos, which is super-clinical. I'm not sure he sports those angles all of the time. Branden says that, after he was told that he was too cocky, he thought that he was going home. Perou says that they thought he was, too. I hope somebody clocks this guy when it's all over. I hate him. Marlon commends him for rebounding after his criticism. Catherine asks him if it was hard not having a male role model, and Branden gets choked up. He steps to the back of the catwalk and Sandhurst and Jon go to him and tell him to breathe. Sandhurst in particular is really helpful. Branden comes back and says that his mom fulfilled the role of both parents for him. She taught him guy things as well as the normal mom stuff. He thinks she did a good job. Catherine asks him if he's ready to spread his wings and leave mom at home. He is.