Tyra Banks Sued for Featuring Girl in 'Sex-Addict' Episode

When 15-year-old Jewel Ciera Washington appeared on Tyra Banks’s talk show in October 2009 as a self-proclaimed “sex-addict,” no one was more shocked than her mother Beverly McClendon.

McClendon filed a $1 million lawsuit against Banks, 36, alleging negligence and violating a right of privacy. The lawsuit claims the mom never consented to have her daughter appear on the show. In fact, she says her daughter hasn’t even been diagnosed as a sex-addict.

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Bianca Golden: Nikki Blonsky Kicked My Mother in Airport Brawl

America’s Next Top Model contestant Bianca Golden is speaking out for the first time about the Caribbean airport brawl, saying both Hairspray star Nickki Blonsky and her father attacked Golden’s mother.

Golden says on the Oct. 8 episode of The Tyra Banks Show that her family was at the Turks & Caicos airport on July 29 returning from a family reunion for her dying grandfather when Nikki Blonsky became “very rude to my aunt.”

Tyra Rocks Out with Mike Huckabee

Talk about rocking the vote. Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee showed off some musical moves to Tyra Banks during a taping of her talk show this week.

Instead of a lesson on government, the former Arkansas governor gave Banks lessons on the bass guitar for the show set to air Friday, Feb. 29.

“I took guitar before … well for two months but I remember nothing,” said Banks. “My fingers used to hurt really bad when I played guitar. I stopped because of it.”