Tyra Banks, one of the producers, hired me as a correspondent for her show. But True Beauty was really a better outlet—national TV. Do people stare at you when you walk into a room? How has your life changed since the contest? And now when I watch the show, there were actually hidden cameras in there, especially the first episode when we were getting our beauty graded. From one callback to another, I ended up in LA and on the show. I play with my two doggies at home.
It allowed me to do my community service, have my platform, and it opened a lot of doors.
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And then we decided to get our bed sheets, cut holes in them and pretend like we were ghosts and we tried to scare Billy and Joel. Interviewed by Kaylene Peoples. So I was by myself with these other contestants for a long period of time. I was a girl that did pageants. Do you have any fond memories? Everybody was good about switching out everything and sharing, and everybody on the show really was great. If you have dreams, pursue them and follow your dreams.