“I got to Paris, and it was very difficult. I did really well really fast, but then the industry was saying, ‘Oh, look out Naomi Campbell, here comes Tyra Banks! So Naomi Campbell, sit your butt down,’ ” she said. “It wasn’t fair to Naomi, but her response was . . . to this day, I’m very scared of her. It was very difficult—like some of my lowest times of my life—dealing with that.”
“I don’t want to go too deep into the past, but it was very difficult, like some of the lowest times of my life dealing with that. I don’t condone her actions and her response, but I understand where it comes from because the world is saying, ‘You’re not going to have your spot. We’re going to take your money, we’re going to take your fame. Go sit down, there’s somebody else.”
– Ty Ty Banks on Naomi “check yo lipstick” Campbell and the pair’s everlasting feud.