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America's Next Top Model (season 10)

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The tenth cycle of America's Next Top Model was the fourth season of the series to be aired on The CW network. The promotional catchphrase of the cycle is "New Faces, New Attitude, New York." The promotional song was "Feedback" by Janet Jackson.

America's Next Top Model (cycle 10)
ANTM Cycle10.jpg
Cycle 10 cast
No. of contestants14
WinnerWhitney Thompson
Country of originUnited States
No. of episodes13
Original networkThe CW
Original releaseFebruary 20 (2008-02-20) –
May 14, 2008 (2008-05-14)
Season summary

A few major changes were made this season. The show was moved back to New York, after being housed in Los Angeles since cycle 4. The number of contestants was also increased to 14, after being maintained at 13 since cycle 5. Finally, the judging panel, unchanged since cycle 5, was also altered; Twiggy was replaced by model Paulina Porizkova due to the former's scheduling conflicts.[1]

The prizes for this cycle were:

The international destination for this cycle is Rome, Italy.

The winner of the competition was 20-year-old Whitney Thompson from Atlantic Beach, Florida. Thompson was the first plus-size model to win the competition. This season averaged 4.23 million viewers.



(ages stated are at start of contest)[2]

Contestant Age Hometown Finish Place
Kimberly "Kim" Rydzewski † 20 Worcester, Massachusetts Episode 2 14 (quit)
Atalya Slater 18 Brooklyn, New York 13
Allison Kuehn 18 Waunakee, Wisconsin Episode 3 12
Amis Jenkins 20 Bartlesville, Oklahoma Episode 4 11
Marvita Washington 23 San Francisco, California Episode 5 10
Aimee Wright 18 Spanaway, Washington Episode 6 9
Claire Unabia 24 New York, New York Episode 7 8
Stacy-Ann Fequiere 22 Miami, Florida Episode 9 7
Lauren Utter 22 Brooklyn, New York Episode 10 6
Katarzyna Dolinska 22 Roslyn, New York Episode 11 5
Dominique Reighard 23 Columbus, Ohio Episode 12 4
Fatima Siad 22 Boston, Massachusetts Episode 13 3
Anya Kop 18 Honolulu, Hawaii 2
Whitney Thompson 20 Atlantic Beach, Florida 1


Starting with this season, episode titles are taken from quotes made by the contestants and crew. It replaces "The Girl is..." episode.

Welcome To Top Model PrepEdit

First aired February 20, 2008

  • Special guests: Furonda Brasfield, Joanie Dodds, Michelle Babin, Amanda Babin, Jael Strauss

New York City, Here We ComeEdit

First aired February 27, 2008

  • Featured photographer: Sarah McColgan
  • Special guests: Mark Badgley, James Mischka, Neal Hamil, Taz Tagore, Isis King
  • CoverGirl of the Week: Claire Unabia

Top Model MakeoversEdit

First aired March 5, 2008

  • Featured photographer: George Holz
  • Special guests: Elle Macpherson, Stephen Knoll, Brent Poer, Molly Stern
  • CoverGirl of the Week: Claire Unabia

Where's The Beef?Edit

First aired March 12, 2008

  • Featured photographer: Trevor O'Shana
  • Special guests: New York City Fire Department, Bryan Bradley, Andrew Weir, Jaslene Gonzalez, Ann Shoket, Janice Welles
  • CoverGirl of the Week: Claire Unabia

Top Model Takes It To The StreetsEdit

First aired March 19, 2008

  • Featured photographer: Peter Buckingham
  • Special guests: Benny Ninja, Vendela Kirsebom, Karen Wood
  • CoverGirl of the Week: Katarzyna Dolinska

House Of PainEdit

First aired March 26, 2008

  • Featured photographer: Russell James
  • CoverGirl of the Week: Anya Kop

If You Can't Make It Here, You Can't Make It AnywhereEdit

First aired April 2, 2008

TOP MODEL 10 ConfidentialEdit

First aired April 9, 2008

For Those About To Walk, We Salute YouEdit

First aired April 16, 2008

  • Featured photographer: Bill Heuberger
  • Special guests: Jay Godfrey, Courtney Kish, Lara Spencer, Ric Ocasek, April Wilkner, Jaslene Gonzalez, Ann Shoket, Hillary Wolf
  • CoverGirl of the Week: Lauren Utter


First aired April 23, 2008

  • Featured commercial director: Piersandro Buzzanca
  • Special guests: Gai Mattiolo, Claudio Brassini, Attilio Vaccari, Brent Poer
  • CoverGirl of the Week: Anya Kop

We are Spartans!Edit

First aired April 30, 2008

  • Featured photographer: Tyra Banks
  • Special guests: Alex Mariotti, Marianna Bertagnolli
  • CoverGirl of the Week: Katarzyna Dolinska

Ready For My Close-UpEdit

First aired May 7, 2008

  • Featured photographer: Nigel Barker
  • Special guests: Francesco Licata, Ann Shoket
  • CoverGirl of the Week: Whitney Thompson

And The Winner Is...Edit

First aired May 14, 2008

  • Featured photographers: Jim De Yonker (first part), Nigel Barker (second part)
  • Featured commercial director: Brent Poer
  • Special guests: Saleisha Stowers, Ann Shoket

The Tyra Banks Show episodesEdit


Months later after the second episode (see top), Kim Rydzewski appeared on the October 15, 2008 episode of the said show together with fellow cycle 10 contestants Marvita Washington, Dominique Reighard and cycle 8 winner Jaslene Gonzalez where they talked about domestic violence. Rydzewski revealed that the true reason she quit the contest is because she experienced depression due to her ex-boyfriend's suicide happening three months prior to the competition, which in turn, revived her experiences of her mother's suicide as a child. She also said that she just tried to join ANTM to help her divert her emotions, but she felt that it was not working for her and later used a weak excuse just to voluntarily leave the contest. She then confessed that she really liked fashion and wanted to pursue it as a career.

Rydzewski died on December 19, 2016 at the age of 29.[3]


Call-out orderEdit

Order Episodes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 9 10 11 12 13
1 Allison Anya Lauren Anya Stacy-Ann Whitney Fatima Anya Fatima Fatima Anya Anya Whitney
2 Fatima Claire Marvita Whitney Dominique Katarzyna Anya Lauren Katarzyna Dominique Whitney Whitney Anya
3 Katarzyna Whitney Aimee Katarzyna Claire Fatima Katarzyna Dominique Anya Anya Fatima Fatima
4 Kim Lauren Claire Claire Anya Lauren Whitney Katarzyna Dominique Whitney Dominique
5 Stacy-Ann Aimee Stacy-Ann Dominique Lauren Anya Stacy-Ann Whitney Whitney Katarzyna
6 Aimee
Fatima Fatima Stacy-Ann Aimee Dominique Dominique Fatima Lauren
7 Marvita Anya Lauren Katarzyna Stacy-Ann Lauren Stacy-Ann
8 Claire Katarzyna Whitney Marvita Fatima Claire Claire
9 Whitney Stacy-Ann Katarzyna Aimee Whitney Aimee
10 Marvita Dominique Amis Fatima Marvita
11 Lauren Allison Dominique Amis
12 Atalya Amis Allison
13 Anya Atalya
14 Dominique Kim

     The contestant was covergirl of the week and eliminated
     The contestant won the challenge and was eliminated
     The contestant won the challenge and was covergirl of the week
     The contestant was covergirl of the week
     The contestant won the challenge
     The contestant was eliminated
     The contestant quit the competition
     The contestant won the competition
  • In episode 1, the finalists were selected from the group of 35 semi-finalists. Aimee and Amy were called simultaneously when Tyra vaguely said their name. Amy later changed her name to "Amis" to avoid confusion with Aimee. The judging panel originally intended to have thirteen contestants in the final cast, but after the final thirteen were revealed, Tyra announced that a fourteenth contestant, Dominique, would also be part of the cast.
  • In episode 2, Kimberly quit the competition when she was called forward for her individual evaluation at judging panel.
  • Episode 8 was the recap episode.

Photo shoot guideEdit

  • Episode 1 photo shoots: School ID (casting)
  • Episode 2 photo shoot: Homeless models
  • Episode 3 photo shoot: "Intimates" lingeries by Elle Macpherson on a yacht by the Brooklyn Bridge
  • Episode 4 photo shoot: Meat packing factory
  • Episode 5 photo shoot: Extreme beauty shots with paint
  • Episode 6 photo shoot: Music genres
  • Episode 7 photo shoot: Fuerza Bruta on mylar
  • Episode 9 photo shoot: Vintage jet setters boarding an airplane
  • Episode 10 Commercial: CoverGirl queen collection vibrant hue lipcolor commercial in Italian
  • Episode 11 photo shoot: Roman castle renaissance haute couture
  • Episode 12 photo shoot: Paparazzi divas
  • Episode 13 Commercial and photo shoot: CoverGirl lashblast mascara commercial and print ad; Seventeen magazine covers

Other cast membersEdit


  • Allison - dyed copper and volumized
  • Amis - long golden weave with bangs
  • Marvita - horse mane weave
  • Aimee - cut to shoulder-length, dyed red, and bangs added
  • Claire - bleached and shaved
  • Stacy Ann - cut very short
  • Lauren - long blonde weave with red highlights
  • Katarzyna - Paulina Porizkova inspired long dark brown hair; later, cut shorter
  • Dominique - cut short and dyed dark brown; later, re-dyed dark blonde
  • Fatima - long chestnut brown weave
  • Anya - cut to shoulder-length and dyed platinum blonde
  • Whitney - long blonde weave

Post-Top Model careersEdit

  • Katarzyna Dolinska ("Kat Doll") is signed with Elite Model Management in New York City and Ace Models in Athens, Greece,[4] She has also walked in Athens Fashion Week S/S 09 for designers Vassilis Zoulias, Custo Barcelona, Elena Strongyliotou, Afroditi Hera. She walked for Issey Miyake in Paris Fashion Week F/W 09.10.[5][6] She closed the Christophe Josse show in Paris Haute Couture fashion week S/S '09 and walked in Dilek Hanif Haute Couture S/S '09. She was one of the Top Models in Action featured in cycle 11 and was featured again in cycle 13. She was on a billboard with Jaslene Gonzalez in Times Square for a Lot 29 advertisement. She has been on the cover of Women's Wear Daily and TJF Magazine and has appeared in City Magazine, Cosmogirl, OZON, Young Magazine Greece, Cosmopolitan Greece, Diva Magazine Greece,[7] LaMilk,[8] L'Officiel.[9] Gerlan Jeans Look Book,[10] Vogue Australia, Italian Glamour, Bolero, Ninja Magazine and Tokion.[11][12][13][14]
  • Stacy-Ann Fequiere is signed to Base Models in Miami. She has walked for various designers for Miami Funkshion fashion week and Toronto Fashion Week. She has modeled for Cooyah clothing and appeared in the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino 2009 Calendar.[15] She made it to the semi-finals of the Victoria's Secret model search.[16] She appeared in magazines like Seventeen, JamRock, Fair Lady, Winter Park, Chellea, Vocess and Glamour South Africa. She also worked for Iman's Global Chic collection on HSN.
  • Amis Jenkins has done some test shoots; but she revealed on the Tyra Banks Show that the show helped her realize that she is not interested in modeling, but instead wants to pursue a styling career.
  • Anya Kop has signed to Wilhelmina Models in New York and Style International Management in Hong Kong and was once signed with Elite Model Management.[17] Rozova has appeared in both Level Magazine and Nylon Magazine.[18][19] Rozova has appeared in several Hong Kong based publications including Elle Hong Kong, Cosmogirl Hong Kong, Marie Claire Hong Kong, Daily Sun, "Jessica Magazine" and Jessica Code.[20] She shot a Fall 2009 campaign for the Chinese brand "Calfland".[21] Anya has also appeared in Vogue Nippon. Anya walked the Nuj Novakhett and Julian Louie runway shows during New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2009 season. She also walked for shows during Hong Kong fashion week in the Fall/Winter 2009 season such as Fashion Shenzen, Taipei in Style, In Full Bloom, HK Young Fashion Designers' Contest 2009, Brands Collection Show I and The 9th Footwear Design Competition Awards Hong Kong 2009. In August 2009, Rozova was featured in Project Runway All Star Challenge as one of the models for Sweet P Vaughn's collection. She retired from modelling.
  • Allison Kuehn is signed to DreamModels Workshop in Hong Kong and BMG Models in Chicago.[22][23] She was previously with Ford Models in Milwaukee, Vue Model Management and I Model and Talent in Los Angeles. She has been in Wedding More, Jessica Code and Pop magazine.[24] She currently lives in Hong Kong with cycle 1's Elyse Sewell.[25]
  • Dominique Reighard has signed with House of Talent pa. She has won Modelville, as a result, she is currently a spokesmodel for Carol's Daughter. She was a contestant on the first All-Star Season of America's Next Top Model. She has been seen in J'Adore, Fashion Q&A, Ebony, C Magazine and Seventeen. Reighard had also been featured on the websites of Essence and Sovereign Soles and ads for Carol's Daughter and Grove City Dental.[26][27][28][29] She has walked in Philippine Fashion Week for Michael Cinco and modeled for Bench in "Bench Universe" with Sophie Sumner and Allison Harvard. Dominique has released her first music video called "On Top of the World".
  • Kimberly Rydzewski modeled for Twenty Three Vintage, Calico and Swimwear Plus and did some test shots.[30] She died on December 19, 2016, aged 29.[31]
  • Fatima Siad is currently signed with IMG Models NY. She has signed to New York Model Management, LA Model Management, Ace Models in Athens, Greece and Ice Models in Milan, Italy.[32][33][34] She has been in In Fashion Magazine and Elle, March 2009 and July 2009.[35][36][37] Siad has a contract with the Swiss cosmetic company, Arbonne and is one of the new faces for Arbonne FC5, appearing in ads for the products.[38][39] She was in Marie Claire in July 2010. In addition, Siad had an ad campaign with BCBG Max Azria for their Spring/Summer 2010 campaign. She was also chosen for the Spring 2012 Herve Leger campaign by Max Azria.[40] Fatima also walked for noted fashion houses such as Dries van Noten and Hermès during the Spring/Summer 2012 fashion week.
  • Atalya Slater is signed with Wilhelmina Models under the W Media division in New York and has walked for Jose Duran in New York Fashion Week and House of Dereon on the Tyra Show. She appeared in Source Magazine, New York Daily News, American Cheerleader magazine, Cosmogirl Prom F/W 2009, Cosmopolitan, April 2009 and has modeled for hair magazines. She also has a campaign with South Pole and had a Billboard in Times Square.[41][42][43][44] Atalya played a female fan in the movie Notorious.[45] She is also on the cover of the Book Friend Til the End.[46] She has modeled on The View Elisabeth Hasselbeck's clothing line.[47] and the clothing line Coogi.[48] She featured in the Fabolous video "Throw it in the Bag".[49] She has also appeared on the June 19, 2009 broadcast of The Today Show modeling swimwear and later Fall fashion.[50][51][52] and appeared in Seventeen magazine August 2009 issue.[53]
  • Whitney Thompson has collected her prizes though has since ended her representation with Elite Model Management and has since switched to Wilhelmina Models in New York. Whitney created a jewelry line called ShopSupermodel. She's also the spokesmodel for Smile Stylists, modeled for Metrostyle, JC Penney, People Magazine, Diana Warner Jewelry, Forever 21, Saks Fifth Avenue, the face for Torrid, Converse One Star, Fashion Bug, and a campaign with Pure Energy/Target, Fall 2010. She's also an ambassador for the National Eating Disorders Association, and a spokesperson for the Right Fit brand of Fashion Bug.[54] She has also shot a CoverGirl commercial with Rihanna. In January 2010, Whitney became a model for the Faith 21 line by Forever 21. In 2015, she made an appearance on cycle 22 as a judge.[55]
  • Claire Unabia signed to Empire Model Management in New York City.[56] She has modeled for Fati Light and has an ad for Kodak. She appeared on the cover of Parents magazine with her daughter Halina in 2007 and February 2009 and was in Unvogue,[57] New York Daily News and Supermodels Unlimited.[41] Recently she appeared as one of the models for Ven Budhu on Project Runway season 10's season premier. A stock photo of Unabia was used to represent the character "Juliet" on the first season of HBO's Westworld.[58]
  • Lauren Utter is signed to VIP Stars Models in New York.[59] She has done some test shoots and starred in Modelville (see above) which she later quit. She modeled for Pomp and Circumstance magazine, Thorn and Class Struggle.[60][61] She also appeared in the season finale on the sixth season of Project Runway.
  • Marvita Washington is signed with Ikon Model Management. She appeared in Ebony Magazine, December 2008.[42] and Supermodels Unlimited.[41] She has walked for various designers, including at BET's Rip the Runway 2009.
  • Aimee Wright is signed to Heffner Model Management in Seattle, Washington.


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