Once the Ora-hosted Top Model began, fans made it crystal clear to Banks that no one could ever fill her shoes. “My fans on social media — and not just my fans, but the fans of the show — were very vocal to a point where I was like, ‘Maybe it was a mistake for me to have walked away?” Banks told TVGuide.com as the Freeform Upfront red carpet.
The supermodel-turned-business mogul then realized that if she wanted to see Top Model continue and not face the ax, there was only one solution: she had to return. “From a pleasing the fans and then looking at the business side, I think I have to be there for it to continue,” she explained.
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Will ANTM survive for a 25th season with Banks at the helm? Stay tuned…