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Swimsuit jitters sink Isis on ‘Top Model,’ Elina loses control [video]

”Until I have my gender reassignment surgery, there’s some things I have to do extra that the other girls don’t have to. I have on, like, three pairs of undergarments just in case the tape did peel off because of the water. I’m so nervous about that.”

Isis King, the most media-covered contestent on ”America’s Next Top Model, Cycle 11,” because she is a pre-op MTF transgender. Unfortunately, her nervousness about a possible wardrobe malfunction came across her while posing in a bikini, and she was sent by host Tyra Banks back home to Prince Georges County, MD.


”I didn’t do very well on my photo shoot today. I was stuck. I don’t like that. I like to feel that I can perform without help. I don’t ask for help a lot, and I hate asking for help. So, that kind of got to me.”

Elina, the women-loving contestant on ”America’s Next Top Model – Cycle 11,” won last week’s photo challenge despite being given a wild and fiery hair weave. But this week she appeared stiff on the runway, and got stuck trying to find a way to pose in the pool. Miss Jay referred to her as a ”control freak.”


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