America's Next Top Model Episodes

2006, TV Show

America's Next Top Model Episode: "House of Pain"

Season 10, Episode 6
Episode Synopsis: Tyra teaches the models how to express themselves at the end of a runway; the winner of a pose challenge is selected to work with photographer and judge Nigel Barker; and three women get upset when one gal's alarm clock keeps going off during the night.
Original Air Date: Mar 26, 2008

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Season 10, Episode 6
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Top Model Is Feelin' The Music Season 10, Episode 6

Hello all. Allow me to introduce myself- my name is Gina, and I'm covering for our dear Adam while he's in the process of moving (truth is his roomie was too cheap to pay for the extra four days of internet til' the lease ran out). But fear not for your Top Model guru will be returning to his regularly scheduled blogging next Wednesday. So as an avid watcher of the show, and all of Tyra's madness, let's get this party started, shall we? This week started with the girls' reactions to their last photo shoot, and no one could seem to get over how Aimee's skin looked, to quote Tyra, "insanely, crazy beautiful." Lauren took note of her lack of confidence, and then we turned the focus over to Claire and her family. Yes, it was sad to hear her on the phone with her man, and it's clear she misses that adorable little nugget of hers. But I'm not really sure I was really interested in hearing about her breast milk "drying up." And now the drama begins. Turns out setting her alarm clock is over Dominique's head so she's been waking people up at 6am for no good reason--and Claire is FIRED UP about losing those 41 minutes. The fight carried on, obviously, because Dominique wasn't too keen on Claire calling her a bitch. Enter Lauren, trying to be the voice of reason, and Dominique making the mistake of telling her to 'stay in her place.' Sprinkle in Whitney's two cents, Lauren standing on a chair screaming, and we've got ourselves some good television. The tag team operation was enough to break down Dominique, but don't worry, she's still convinced they're after her because they know she's gonna win. So now the ladies head over to the dance studio for a little training from the self-proclaimed master ofwell everythingTyra. Omg, wait! Did Tyra just sprain her ankle? No, that's just her own overly quirky way of teaching the models how to 'pose with pain.' Everyone did fairly well, with the exception of you know who. Poor awkward Lauren! Once the gals get home, they learn ?over the Tyra Mail ticker that their lesson was actually a challenge and the winner was Anya. Her prize? A one-on-one photo shoot with 'noted fashion photographer' Nigel Barker. When Anya heads over to the set, she discovers she's going to be stripping down for a nude shoot in bed (Nige, you dirty bird you!). Come nighttime, the girls gear up for round two of hatin' on Dominique. Their tactic of choice? Trash talking right next to her while she's trying to sleep. Photo shoot day! Off to Williamsburg, Brooklyn where the girls are tasked with embodying a specific style of music for fashion photographer Russell James. Fatima was rock and looked kinda like Brett Michaels. Next was Katarzyna with an emo-Avril thing goin' on- well done. Lauren was pop, but can someone tell me what pop star would ever where that slutty-superhero looking outfit? Either way, she still killed it like always. Claire went country and didn't really impress anyone. Dominique was folk, and really came out looking like a tranny in hippie-wear. Anya was punk, and I really don't know what to say about her hair. Jay was a fan of both ladies. The same can't be said of Stacy-Ann, representing house music. Aimee, the conservative Mormon, tried to capture the sexy passion of R&B- but failed. And lastly, Whitney was grunge and wowed the photographer. And welcome to the judging room. Among the favorites were Whitney, Katarzyna (who'll be getting her hair chopped off next episode) and Lauren. Claire and Aimee's photo's, however did absolutely nothing for the judges, landing them in the bottom two. So who stays? DrumrollClaire. A tearful goodbye and another name peeled from Ms. Jay's bosom. So there you have it. Another week in the saga that is Cycle 10. My thoughts? As far as the fighting goes, I have to say I was really shocked to see the bitch in Claire come out like it did. She somehow managed to avoid drama for so long, but that all came to a screeching halt tonight. Don't get me wrong, I think Dominique and her 'they hate me cuz I'm beautiful' attitude is pretty much as annoying as you can get, but I also think for the three girls to sit next to her bed and talk trash was equally as annoying. As far as judging went, I wasn't exactly surprised by the decision to send Aimee packing. I thought her picture was in fact the worst of the bunch, but I also felt Stacy-Ann's picture should have received a bit more negative feedback than it did. What did everyone else think of this episode? Do you think the three girls were in the right to team up against Dominique because of her attitude? Or perhaps you thought it got to the point where it was just blatantly immature? And what does everyone think of Claire rising up and jumping head first into the drama? Do you think the judging was fair? Let us know what you think! And be sure to get the latest clips, recaps and previews in our Online Video Guide now! show less
Hello all. Allow me to introduce myself—my name is Gina, and I’m covering for our dear Adam while he’s in the process of moving (truth is his roomie was too cheap to pay for the extra four days of internet til’ the lease ran out). But fear not for your Top Model guru will be returning to his regularly scheduled blogging next Wednesday. So as an avid watcher of the show, and all of Tyra’s madness, let’s get this party started, shall we?This week started with the girls’ reactions to their last photo shoot, and no one could seem to get over how Aimee’s skin looked, to quote Tyra, “insanely, crazy beautiful.” Lauren took note of her lack of confidence, and then we turned the focus over to Claire and her family. Yes, it was sad to hear her on the phone with her man, and it’s clear she misses that adorable little nugget of hers. But I’m not really sure I was really interested in hearing about her breast milk “drying up.”... read more

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