Tyra Banks has found her replacement for America's Next Top Model

Yes, America's Next Top Model is STILL going. The reality show has had an unbelievable 22 seasons to date, and while it was axed from US network The CW last October, in February VH1 picked it up for 14 new episodes.

However, Tyra Banks has abandoned ship, and will no longer be on presenting duty, although she will remain as an executive producer on the series.

Tyra is handing the mantle over to popstar Rita Ora, who is, eh, not a model, but she does lots of magazine shoots and whatnot, so apparently that means she is qualified to squash the hopes and dreams of wide-eyed American model hopefuls.

The former X Factor and The Voice mentor told USA Today; "The approach I wanted to have as a host and judge to the girls is what my career stands for at this moment in time, which is being a businesswoman and being able to do multiple things at the same time, whether it's music or shooting [magazine covers] and being in movies and designing clothes."


Rita will be joined by a new-look judging panel of Ashley Graham, Law Roach, and Papermagazine's Drew Elliott. No air date has been given as of yet but filming is currently getting underway in New York.

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