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Here we go again ... meet the cast of "Top Model" Cycle 16

Discussion in 'Off The Beaten Track' started by all_empty, Feb 2, 2011.

  1. all_empty

    all_empty Well-Known Member

  2. Nomad

    Nomad Celebrity cheese-monger

    Kasia's too old (26) and Ondrei is too short (5'7") so we can rule them out right now.
  3. Bostonfan

    Bostonfan Well-Known Member

    I hate the Taylor Momsen raccoon eye look that they've given these girls. I assume these pics are pre-make over. It's impossible to predict, but Mikayla (sp?) is the only one that made an impression on me favorably. Good cheekbones.
  4. PrincessLeppard

    PrincessLeppard Holding Alex Johnson's Pineapple

    Molly, Kasia, Angelia, and Dominique need to be careful when they pose, or they will be competing for Tranny of the Season....
  5. rjblue

    rjblue Having a great day!

    Ha. I looked at that photo and thought that she looked like a meth addict with those sucked in cheeks.
  6. moebius

    moebius Well-Known Member

    it gets worse and worse each season. they're all not very good looking. maybe it's the make-up.
  7. Satellitegirl

    Satellitegirl New Member

    Yuck, I don't care for any of them, from these photos...but I also don't like the way they styled them. Here's hoping for better pictures from the season itself.
  8. danceronice

    danceronice Corgi Wrangler

    You missed Dalya. Linebacker shoulders, and I say that as someone who has wide shoulders herself. (But I don't stand in a hunched-over "yes master Igor is coming" pose for photos with them.)

    I really hope that it's just bad, bad styling.
  9. Bonita

    Bonita Active Member

    The picture popped up on my Facebook, and my first random thought was goth tranny alien girls. I'm sure they're mostly very pretty! I don't get how one of them is 5'7", I thought 5'8" was required?

    I still would like to see an over 30, over 40, whatever, something different (like when they did the "petite" girls (though a lot of them were 5'7").
  10. sailornyanko

    sailornyanko New Member

    Ondrei seems to me the most attractive, most of them aren't that attractive at all. I don't think they even subbed last season for Latin America, I doubt I'll be watching this run.
  11. SmallFairy

    SmallFairy #teamtrainwreck #vladmorosovsfreckles #teamjapan

    omg most of them look completely horrible, not pretty or nice or anything!! and the make-up is crap, clothing terrible, and some of these girls seem to be suffering from some kind of syndrom judging from the pics.... some stylist will be out of work by tomorrow!!
    the posing is also :scream: some of those legs looks totally deformed...

    Ondrei was cute though!
  12. Cyn

    Cyn Well-Known Member

    I pretty much gave up on ANTM after the season McKey won (how I managed to stick with it after the Tootie Carparts disaster is beyond me).

    However, I caught a marathon on Oxygen a couple of weeks ago for the petite season, and I have to say that the girl that won, Nicole, was freaking a-ma-zing. From what I've read, she's gotten a ton of work since her win - given her look, her ability to photograph, and her personality, I can easily see why.

    As for this season? Eh. Not sure if I'll tune in or not.

    ETA: WTF is up with the strung-out, heroin junkie look they're all sporting? :yikes:
  13. Satellitegirl

    Satellitegirl New Member

    It starts tonight :) Just a reminder. Not sure how long I'll stick with the season, but I'm tuning in to see if they're at least not as bark worthy as they appear to be in the pictures lol.
  14. Sparks

    Sparks Well-Known Member

    I hope it is replayed...otherwise, I'll have to give it up. Waaah!
  15. Aceon6

    Aceon6 Hit ball, find ball, hit it again.

    No Friday night repeats this year, at least none that my TiVo listings know about.
  16. Satellitegirl

    Satellitegirl New Member

    The girls look better without the crappy make up they had in the pictures.
  17. elka_sk8

    elka_sk8 Well-Known Member

    Uh, that casting stunt was kind of cruel- what about the girls who were told they were moving on, but really weren't?
  18. duane

    duane Well-Known Member

    Tyra is so Norma Desmond!
  19. duane

    duane Well-Known Member

    Yes, a lot of the girls are very pretty.
  20. Allen

    Allen Glad to be back!

    I think this group is even more model looking than last cycle. I hate those ridiculous runway challenges they do, but I though the whole bubble thing was really cool looking.
  21. Allen

    Allen Glad to be back!

    I kept hoping those were actresses or models and weren't really contestants.
  22. Satellitegirl

    Satellitegirl New Member

    I was hoping that as well. Poor girls if they weren't.

    LOL @ Nigel's "cat's bottom" statement, and the face that accompanied it. That was hilarious.
  23. Ajax

    Ajax Well-Known Member

    I kind of missed all the wackiness that occurs during the casting interviews. Did they say why they chose to jump right into the show wihtout doing their traditional picking of the contestants?

    The girl with the baby voice :yikes: I know she can't control her voice but I couldn't stand hearing it!

    My early favorites are Britani, Mikaela and Nicole.
  24. Stormy

    Stormy Well-Known Member

    I was so hoping the freckle girl would be eliminated (her name escapes me right now). Her personality is awful. She totally blew the runway yet rolled her eyes when she didn't get first call out? Bish, please! But they did eliminate the right girl in the end.

    Doesn't Mikaela remind anyone of last cycle's Esther?

    So far I like Kasia (although they won't have another plus size winner, ever, I bet), Jaclyn (underneath all that hair is a model!), Alexandria and Brittai.
  25. danceronice

    danceronice Corgi Wrangler

    Now you know how I felt about Anya in the season with Whitney. Girl's voice drove me UP A WALL. (And yes, I know lots of Russians, and they don't all sound like that.)

    Maybe since they announced the cast online they didn't feel like going through the whole "Oh, whom shall we choose?" rigmarole?
  26. OliviaPug

    OliviaPug Well-Known Member

    I was all prepared to watch and then brain freeze! I totally forgot and ended up watching a Netflix movie ("Knight & Day"). Tried to catch up on-line. Then, tried to find a repeat day/time, but no luck. Judging from the photos, there are some interesting looking girls, but most will have some difficulty being photographed well unless they figure out how to get the most out of their look. Interesting can be good, but it can be challenging.

    Not overwhelmed with any of them. Assuming one of the purposes of this program is to find and create successful models, 26 is too old and 5 ft. 7 in. is too short for this particular show.

    If I don't remember to watch next Wednesday, that will probably say something my interest level.

  27. Lucy25

    Lucy25 Well-Known Member

    I thought the plastic bubble at the fashion show was ridiculous, especially when the two girls fell and no one did anything to help. Judging candid backstage pictures was even more ridiculous. There are a few girls (again) who are just plain homely, not models. Don't know their names, but the girl with freckles? Really, a model? The girl with the rat tail? Not even remotely attractive. There are a couple of girls I can see doing high fashion, but overall, a pretty poor group this time around.
  28. RockTheTassel

    RockTheTassel Well-Known Member

    Meh, I gave up on this show after season seven, but I watched this episode.

    I hope the group that got the photos during the casting weren't actual contestants, but from the sound of it, they were. That would be really harsh to think you made it onto the show, only to find out it was some absurd stunt and then be sent home.

    The bubble thing looked downright silly, and I felt bad for the girls who fell down. A good portion of the crowd outright laughed. The only one who pulled it off was Brittani. She impressed me.