OMG! Tyra Banks Interviews Catriona Gray For International Magazine Cover Story

They talk about Catriona's lava walk, backstage secrets, and how to deal with haters.
PHOTO: INSTAGRAM/CATRIONA_GRAY AND TYRABANKS

Remember Tyra Banks and Catriona Gray tweeting their mutual love for each other in December after Catriona’s now iconic lava walk?

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The top model guru and the reigning Miss Universe continue the conversation in the upcoming cover story of V Magazine, an international fashion and pop culture magazine. Tyra recalls the moment she tweeted Catriona: “It’s funny, I actually thought you’d already won. And then I saw the headlines like, ‘Tyra is rooting for Catriona!’ I was like, ‘Oh, I hope I wasn’t showing favoritism or something.’”

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Making her lava walk even more impressive, Catriona opens up about the medical condition that affects her back and posture. “I have scoliosis. It hasn’t really hindered me at all, except after a long day in heels when I do particularly feel it in my posture muscles.”

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Asked about her beauty secrets, Catriona reveals something she hasn’t tried but has seen pageant contestants do backstage: using hairspray on the body to “help with the jiggling.” Tyra says, “Oh, no way! So it’s like a cellulite stopper? You know what’s so funny... For years, when I did the Victoria's Secret runway, I would get these long trains and other models would get jealous, but it was to cover my cellulite! I wish I would have known the hairspray trick; I could’ve shown a little more!" 

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Catriona also talks about her haters. “I really don’t understand the need to bring people down. It’s such a good feeling to celebrate and lift each other up. I would just tell them to look at their own life and how they treat other people. Maybe their perspective is a negative one, but life is too short.”

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