- Janice Dickinson says she doesn’t regret commenting on ‘America’s Next Top Model’.
- The former supermodel addressed a TikTok comment shared Wednesday.
- Dickinson was known to harshly criticize contestants during his four seasons as a judge.
Janice Dickinson says she has no regrets about her criticism when she was a judge on ‘America’s Next Top Model’.
In a TikTok shared Wednesday, the former supermodel was asked about the comments she made to contestants at a modeling competition show. As of Saturday, her TikTok video has over 176,000 views and her Instagram video has over 2,270 likes.
“Do you have any regrets about what you said when you were an ANTM judge?” an off-camera voice asked Dickinson in the video.
“Um, no,” she replied. “It was acting, and that’s it.”
In the caption for both videos, Dickinson said, “People forget that television is acting.
A representative for Dickinson declined to comment when contacted by an insider.
According to Entertainment Weekly, Dickinson served as a judge for the first four seasons on the show called “Cycle.”
In July, resurfaced footage of Dickinson and “ANTM” host Tyra Banks went viral after the now-deleted @hotgirlseurope TikTok account shared a clip of the pair criticizing the contestants’ bodies. .
A compilation shows Banks and Dickinson discussing “plus-size” model Robyn Manning during the show’s first season.
Dickinson emerged as a supermodel in the 1970s and 1980s and has long called herself “the first supermodel of all time.”
In recent years, she has spoken out about “Top Model” and her tumultuous relationship with the show’s creator, supermodel Tyra Banks. In an interview with Fox News in 2007, he called Banks “soulless” and “cold”.
She later apologized to Banks in a 2015 video with the Oprah Winfrey Network and took the time to explain her role on the popular reality show.
“When I was hired on ‘America’s Next Top Model,’ Tria hired me to look like a female Simon Cowell.
In April, several former “ANTM” contestants spoke to insider Kate Taylor about how they were treated by judges and producers, saying the show had caused lasting damage. Cycle 12 contestant Aminat Ayinde also told Insider that his experience with the series was like “psychological warfare.”