One source claims the 18-year-old was actually bullied for being there -- apparently not everyone thought she earned the right to walk the shows!
The insider spilled:
Ready, set, smize!
Tyra Banks thought the streets of Manhattan could use a bit of her supermodel strut as she stepped out for dinner at Cipriani's on Thursday.
The ANTM hostess and head judge looked beautifully refined in a NYC-appropriate uniform of a gray dress and warm black coat worn with tights and sky-high platform pumps.
Mere mortals would balk at the sight of those stilettos, but they're probably just as comfy as slippers for Miz Banks.
A Michael Kors satchel and tousled waves completed her look.
[Image via Pacific Coast News.]