With “Basketball Wives,” “Love & Hip-Hop,” and “Real Housewives” taking reality TV to another level of violence, we’ve decided to reminisce on the top 3 moments in reality TV when meltdowns were still mini (in comparison).
Here’s the first one:
3. ‘America’s Next Top Model: Cycle 4‘ / Tyra spazzes on contestant Tiffany
Tyra Banks let the Inglewood out on a young model who had a tendency to self-sabotage herself (and her career). Tiffany, from Florida, was a hood girl from a rough background with big dreams who had struggled to be a part of the competition (her grandmother even sacrificed the light bill to buy her a bathing suit for the competition). She was pretty and had potential but she didn’t see it in herself. She often gave up so easily on challenges, but the final straw came after one test in which Tiffany had to read from a prompter. Tiffany actually read better than most of the girls in the competition but, once again, put herself down and Tyra went all the way off, “I was rooting for you! We were all rooting for you!” she shouted with tears in her eyes.
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