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Most bizarre 'America's Next Top Model' finale ever

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I realize that's saying a lot. But the final walk-off between Allison and Teyona at the Rosa Cha fashion show was truly something. The girls oiled up with black grease, and writhed down the runway on their hands and knees, wearing bikinis. At one point, Teyona's weave came out, and she began gesturing with it wildly. This was considered a good thing.

I won't spoil the ending if you haven't seen your DVR recording yet, but go to the jump for the winner.

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Teyona Anderson!

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I thaught aminat should have won she was the prettiest anyways

Teyona.....Allison...what about AMINAT. She was the most beautiful. She had the best face, body and runway walk. She even had the strongest commercial. I wish she would have won!!!!

Stop hating on Teyona. Allison and all of the other girls were outstaninding but Teyona deserved to win. She won the most challenges as well the best picture many times. Also, she was the most outstanding in the single most important segment of the show. The go-sees. Teyona impressed the most clients at the go-sees and these are the people who actually hire models not all of you silly commentators. None of the designers wanted to book Allison. Please re-watch this episode. Also Teyona was never in the bottom 2 until the final show where Aminat was sent home, however, Allison was in the bottom 2 quite early out and never won a challenge. So quit talking nonsense. The winner is chosen based on a body of work and not one commercial. Both were stikingly beautiful in the covergirl photo shoot. Why should everything be reduced to a black and white issue. Ericka, for your information the same race won twice in a row - Whitney and Mckee; so your stupid statment does make you racist since that is all you could focus on. I think Allison is wonderful but Teyona deserved to win. Also, both of these girls will be making big bucks while ya all nuisances will be still poor and hating. America is in the sad postion it is in today because everything is based on racism and hatred. Why can't we just be happy when someone performs well and "makes it" irregardless of skin color, facial features, background, etc?

Allison should have won. In the judges final comments and deliberations they liked Allisons photos more, they thought she was most improved, pleasantly surprised by her catwalk and prefered her covergirl pic & shoot. On the other hand, according to the judges, Teyona wanted it more....so she won. The fix was in, she has to do her politically correct afirmitive action every 2nd year or so...too bad...her audience is catching on that she doesn't pick the best model but rather Tyra's Next Agenda Model.

Teyona didn't win because she's black - she won because she looks like Tyra, and Tyra never goes with the edgiest looking girl (even when she's clearly better) anyway. That's Kikki pretty much summed it up on the overall performance but I gotta say this:

Swinging your weave around is not primal or edgy, it's gross. I can only imagine how much that made the designer cringe. I bet Tyra wouldn't have thought it was so hot if she got smacked in the face by wayward flying oil-soaked weave... That actually would have made the episode worth it!

wow.....allison so shouldve won! I mean teyona was okay...but Allison was a way better model. Every one of her pictures was good. Teyona only had like 5 good pics in the whole competition. Allison did way better in the finale. She improved so much from her last commercial! Teyona totally choked! And tyra is messed up! She never picks the girl that shouldve won! Only like 3 times has she made the right decision on that show. Argh! I literally cried when Allison didn't win....but she was very humble about not winning when she totally shouldve. I admire her for that. She is going to get a contract anyways....but I could picture her on the cover of 17 and a covergirl more than I could teyona. Allison had improved so much....and is definitely the true winner of America's next top model! I love you Allison!

I didn't realize there was so much hatred in this world so much so that people can say such ruthless words without even knowing these people. Why bother yourselves with the lives of people that you may not even meet in your lifetime? Why try to bring down people based on things they have no control over? So what if the young lady that won is of African descent. I believe that every race has their special and beautiful features. God made all of us unique,and our uniqueness is what sets us apart and makes the world so much more colorful and beautiful. All those females that appeared on this show are brave and they don't deserve such hatred comments from a bunch of unhappy people. They did something that many young people don't have the guts to do because it is not easy being in a profession where you are constantly beng judged just by your outer appearance, and it is sure not easy being judged by the color of your skin. My adice to all your people who made unruly and distasteful comments, take a vacation and stop being so darn mean. "God don't like ulgy". :)

By LUIS SANCHEZ BELLINNI on May 15, 2009 1:55 PM
I THINK TEYONA WILL WIN BECAUSE SHE IS BLACK, IN THE AMERICAN SOCIETY BLACK AND WHITE PEOPLE LIVE HIPROCRITLY. WHERE THE WHITE WOMEN REPRESENT THE BEAUTY AND THE BLACK WOMEN REPRESENT THE UGLY.IT IS VERY DIFICULT TO UNDERSTAND THIS SITUACION. IN THE REALITY, BLACK WOMEN LOOK CHIMPANZES

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Wow, you are definitly very ignorant regarding your insensitive comments! Beauty is skin deep baby! And what do you look like, Mister? Probably ugly on the inside thats for sure.

I agree with some of the others. She did win because she is a Black woman, because last year a white woman won! They have never allowed the same race to win back to back seasons, and pointing this out does not make me racist or whatever...its just the truth! All 3 girls were beautiful, but this girl did not deserve the win! She is definitely pretty, but I think Allison was SOO much more special with those eyes of hers, and every photo was amazing, and she nailed the last runway show!
Tyra made a mistake, and the show has definitely "Jumped the Shark"!

i wish Allison would've won. If she would've won it might have showed people, just because you look a little different doesnt mean you can't achieve great things. Everyone is beautiful in some way or another.

I THINK TEYONA WILL WIN BECAUSE SHE IS BLACK, IN THE AMERICAN SOCIETY BLACK AND WHITE PEOPLE LIVE HIPROCRITLY. WHERE THE WHITE WOMEN REPRESENT THE BEAUTY AND THE BLACK WOMEN REPRESENT THE UGLY.IT IS VERY DIFICULT TO UNDERSTAND THIS SITUACION. IN THE REALITY, BLACK WOMEN LOOK CHIMPANZES

I THINK SHE WILL WIN BECAUSE SHE IS BLACK WOMAN....SHE IS NOT BEAUTIFUL...THIS IS VERY SIMPLE TO KNOW THAT....SHE IS BLACK

I THINK SHE WILL WIN BECAUSE SHE IS BLACK WOMAN....SHE IS NOT BEAUTIFUL...THIS IS VERY SIMPLE TO KNOW THAT....SHE IS BLACK

I THINK TYRA HAS LOST HER MIND. THIS SEASON WAS THE WORST EVER! I WAS TOLD WHO WON BY A FRIEND, AND DECIDED DELETE IT FROM MY DVR. I PREDICT A RATINGS DROP!

I think Allison should have won. The show this year was a joke, in all seriousness. Not a good season, this may be the last year I watch.

Not watching ANTM again. I think this show is rigged to make the black girl win. During the comments, Allison had more positive comments than Teyona but yet Teyona won. I am not white either and I dont like seeing discrimination based on the color of your skin.

I think that many of you making these comments are some very mean, rude, and cruel individuals. I think that all 3 girls would have made beautiful models. Allison was the most improved of the them all throughout the show. I understood why they sent Aminat home. Not that she wasn't good, but she does have to learn the most appealing or competitive way to photograph her face. Modeling is a craft and it is an art. She took beautiful photos, but this was a competition for modeling, not for beauty. Many of you commenting on here don't even know what people in this industry look for. Some of these runway models are not really all that pretty. Many times, these people just want someone who can step on a runway and make the crowd say "wow!" Have you looked at some runway shows and got a good look at some of those models??? They don't scare you, but they definitely aren't on the runway b/c they look like the next Naomi Campbell or Heidi Klum if you get my drift. Teyona won b/c of her consistency throughout the show of all the other girls in spite of her messing up her CG commercial. How many of the other girls messed up throughout each competition in the show.....how many times did Teyona win a competition???? Many of you saying that this was favortism fail to realize that Tyra was not the one judging each competition, she was only in charge of critiquing their work. I wish that Allison won too. I was the most surprised with her work at the end. It's too bad that her performance was not like that in the beginning. I believe that she had the purest look of the three and was able to have sex appeal at the same time and what a hell of a combination! She will do very well inspite of not winning......I know for a fact that many in the industry would love to book that. For all who don't know, she already has 2 offers.........YOU GO GIRL!!!!! Congratulations on your new career Teyona!!!!!! I'm sure that you will rock the fashion world. And all of those haters with the Mc Donalds job jokes, y'all just mad b/c you all are just-over-broke your damn selves and 2 paychecks short of hoping that you won't have to accept that position at Mc Donald's yourselves. HATERS!!!!!

Ugh... im sorry but that picture up their is the only pic where I think teyona is even close to being pretty! She really shouldn't have won.. she looks like danielle from one of the earlier seasons! :( Never going to see another model like allison. Ever.

IT IS SO SAD THAT ALL WE'RE CONCERNED WITH IS BLACK AND WHITE AMERICA IS STILL SO SAD.

IT IS SO SAD THAT ALL WE'RE CONCERNED WITH IS BLACK AND WHITE AMERICA IS STILL SO SAD.

IT IS SO SAD THAT ALL WE'RE CONCERNED WITH IS BLACK AND WHITE AMERICA IS STILL SO SAD.

I thought this was the worst ANTM cycle ever. I had a hard time trying to decide who was the prettiest model because none of them were exactly beautiful. I did like Allison, though, and I thought that she should have won. At judging, she had better photos than Teyona, she had a better commercial, and she was better on the runway. So why did Teyona win? I figure it is because Teyona had the "smiling eyes" and a big forehead like Tyra's. Allison was ripped off. I also thought that the rolling around on the floor with grease on the girls at the end of the fashion show was trashy and tacky. I hope next cycle will be better because this cycle was sorry. I am sure Allison will go on to be a very good model and I am sure she will be snatched up by an angency and get plenty of work. I must say I have yet to see any former ANTM winners make it big other than the Seventeen magazine covers.

I am African American! I am proud of it! I love to see my Beautiful Black sista's win but the truth is Allison should have won!! She was neat and exciting to look at! Home girl was just regular and was not as good as the white gril. I hope she continues to model. Tyra always makes weird decisions that is why so many judges leave her show!!! Hell most of the time she don't know if she is black, white, riccan or whatever!!!

IM SO GLAD THAT TEYONA WON THE SHOW.AND PEOPLE WHO THINK THAT SHE WON BECAUSE SHE IS "BLACK" IS WRONG.YALL AINT NOTHIN BUT A BUNCH OF HATERS.THAT GIRL WORKED HARD TO WIN.AND WHILE YALL TRYIN TO HATE ON TEYONA,YALL NEED TO HATE ON THE JUDGES.IT AINT HER FAULT SHE WON.OBVIOUSLY THE JUDGES LIKE HER BETTER THAN ALLISON.TEYONA WILL BE MAKING $$$$$$$$$ UNLIKE YALL OTHER HATERS.

IM SO GLAD THAT TEYONA WON THE SHOW.AND PEOPLE WHO THINK THAT SHE WON BECAUSE SHE IS "BLACK" IS WRONG.YALL AINT NOTHIN BUT A BUNCH OF HATERS.THAT GIRL WORKED HARD TO WIN.AND WHILE YALL TRYIN TO HATE ON TEYONA,YALL NEED TO HATE ON THE JUDGES.IT AINT HER FAULT SHE WON.OBVIOUSLY THE JUDGES LIKE HER BETTER THAN ALLISON.TEYONA WILL BE MAKING $$$$$$$$$ UNLIKE YALL OTHER HATERS.

IM SO GLAD THAT TEYONA WON THE SHOW.AND PEOPLE WHO THINK THAT SHE WON BECAUSE SHE IS "BLACK" IS WRONG.YALL AINT NOTHIN BUT A BUNCH OF HATERS.THAT GIRL WORKED HARD TO WIN.AND WHILE YALL TRYIN TO HATE ON TEYONA,YALL NEED TO HATE ON THE JUDGES.IT AINT HER FAULT SHE WON.OBVIOUSLY THE JUDGES LIKE HER BETTER THAN ALLISON.TEYONA WILL BE MAKING $$$$$$$$$ UNLIKE YALL OTHER HATERS

IM SO GLAD THAT TEYONA WON THE SHOW.AND PEOPLE WHO THINK THAT SHE WON BECAUSE SHE IS "BLACK" IS WRONG.YALL AINT NOTHIN BUT A BUNCH OF HATERS.THAT GIRL WORKED HARD TO WIN.AND WHILE YALL TRYIN TO HATE ON TEYONA,YALL NEED TO HATE ON THE JUDGES.IT AINT HER FAULT SHE WON.OBVIOUSLY THE JUDGES LIKE HER BETTER THAN ALLISON.TEYONA WILL BE MAKING $$$$$$$$$ UNLIKE YALL OTHER HATERS

wow...Allison should of won! she was unique! no one has eyes like hers! yeah..they are freaky but who cares?! shes a great model and should of won Teresa or Tea or tea Mia i don't really care what her name is but she should NOT of won! its stupid that the judges chose her! shes just a plain...African....American....girl! i have nothing against them! I'm not racist i just don't like her! i don't know why but shes just plain to me.

♥♥~Dess~♥♥

The fix was in. I knew it was either Amina or Teyona, because both of them performed poorly throughout the entire show yet they still managed to magically make it to the next episode. Frankly I thought Amina did surprisingly well despite her botox face, ghetto talk and David letterman tooth gap. Teyona fell apart which was inexcusable. Allison did the best with her posing, her walk was confident, her body is fantastic and she had the youthful appearance the Seventeen people wanted, but alas, Tyra runs things, and if you disagree with her you get fired (Paulina Poritzkova...)

teyona did not deserve to win.... allison will book more high fasion shows and shoots, which make more money. allison is totally high fashion. teyona is a target catalog looking model... allison is the real ANTM!!!

I was sooooo disappointed. I really thought the judges would pick Allison. I just loved her in the show. Her look was so unique.
Being the runner up--she will do ok. She was so humble, too.
I am sure that someone will book her for shows.

You people are just mad because the (White Girl) that looked like a scared freaky bird did not win. The child was not pretty, she had one good picture and never won anything. The season winner was always winning through out the show. GET OVER IT!

I am very disappointed in the judge's choice. I agree with some of the things already said - how conveniently the judges forgot about how badly Teyona did on the commercial - they even SAID that during "deliberations". Come on Tyra - it was so obvious that you all wanted a girl of color to win this time - and had she deserved it I would be the first to cheer. Alison has the most interesting look I've seen for years. Too bad Cover Girl - you missed a huge opportunity big time. But some other company will grab her fast. Did the judges not notice that Alison DELIVERED every time??? Duh!

It was obvious from the beginning who the winner was, Teoyna. Allison looked liked a deer caught in headlights at every judging. I suprised she did not go home before aminat.

Some of the comments left here are cruel. Especially the one about Teyona being Tyra's love child. This young lady won the competition, obviously, because the judges saw a little extra spark in her. If you would have paid attention to the judges critique, the girls were neck and neck with how the viewer would have thought the outcome would have been. I would have been proud of either of the girls becoming ANTM. However, the judges picked who they thought was the best, and I "AINT" mad at that!!!!

This is so obvious like from week 10 that she is going to win this, the producer even try to make it like its neck and neck competition during the last episode. Ugh. Worst season ever.
This show is gettin' more and more UNinteresting.

I think it is most unfortunate that so many people have such negative things to say about Teyona. I was especially offended by the McDonald's comment. Perhaps that comment was made without having seen the episode where the girls went on "Looksies." Teyona won that challenge, she booked 3 out of 4 clients. ALL of them commented on how professional she was, and still loved her personality. Believe me, that is not an easy task. By no means am I not a fan of Allison, I think she is also a beautiful girl. However, Teyona had a little extra that got her over the top. She will be just fine, because at the end of the day she is a determined, young black woman who comes from humble beginnings. Cover Girl is thrilled to have her!

Wow, what a sad disappointment. I really expected they'd choose Allison. Maybe they chose Teyona because she was sooo forgettable. Maybe that is what Covergirl is looking for?

Allison has a VERY memorable and iconic look. I am certain some agency will snatch her up and send her on her way to stardom.

Teyona A. will be okay. She was extremely nervous during the CG commercial b/c she wanted so much and it still was a competition. Now that she’s won and is a CG, she will be relaxed and do just fine.

Also, I think Aminant will have a wonderful career. And if Allison actually wants to model she will do okay also.

Teyona will be okay. She was nervous b/c she wanted to win so badly. Now that she is a CG, she will be more relaxed, like most of the contestants after their ANTM venture.

you guys aren't judges...stop hating on the decision made by the judges!!!!
What do any of you know of the fashion industry??
Guess nothing considering where you're at now

Teyona, sure pretty, bow legged, slouched shoulders, big forehead.
Not getting it at all.

Ha ha, yeah, Teyona practically standing and flinging her weave around was great, ya right! I'm sure it blended beautifully with the whole scene. Allison is too smart a girl for the model business, she has a bright future ahead of her whatever she does, whether its modeling or art. Tyra probably picked Teyona, because she would be working at McDonald's otherwise. Her lack of personality and range would have crushed her in the modeling industry without Top Model to help her get started. So why does Tyra have a thing for Teyona? Why would she RIG the show to help her win?... Could Teyona be Tyra's daughter!!! TEYONA IS TYRA'S LOVE CHILD!? Perhaps! Its the only reasonable explanation for this mess of a finale!!

Yep, the winner was certainly not a suprise. I love how conveniently Tyra and Co completely forgot about her nervous breakdown while filming her commercial. I hope Cover Girl is ready to drop some serious dough shooting commercials. Teyona's going to need a heck of a lot of takes to get a decent commercial. On the plus side those that don't win usually end up having more success in the industry. I can totally see this being the case with Allison she's fresh and has a unique look. With a little training she'll go far.

What the heck!!! I thought the pale gir; was gunna win!!! What eva its a lame show anyways!!!

That fashion show was a bad dream. And well in general, this season was lame enough to make me want to stop watching. It was obvious from the very first critique who was going to win. That last little bit of judging was just to try and generate some shoddy semblance of a "surprise" ending. Yawn?

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