America’s Next Top Model

1026 WordsMay 4, 20085 Pages
Beauty, glamour, girlie stuff is what most of the girls love! America’s Next Top Model is one of the reality shows that is shown every Wednesday at 8:00 pm PST. It seeks to find the next golden girl of the modeling industry. Contestants from different states go for auditions, and the judges pick 13 finalists who fit with the requirements which include an age that is between 18 to 27 years, height of at least 5 feet and 7 inches, a US citizen, and must not have previous experience as a model in a national campaign within the last five (5) years, including, but not limited to, appearances on television and print advertisements (Eligibility). The 13 finalists will live in one house that has cameras running 24 hours a day and 7 days a week.…show more content…
They may undergo surgeries to reduce fat and lower weight, and be slim; not realizing the health hazards and financial problems those procedures would bring them. Some would develop eating disorders and depressions because of this negative competitiveness of women. The show does alert potential models to the harsh world of modeling. Contestants are exposed to the rigors of training which includes physical fitness, weight maintenance, time management and developing and perfecting publicity skills. Once these women become real supermodels they still continue their rigid training on maintaining their physical fitness including keeping their weight to the requirement, continue managing their time well, and updating and enhancing their publicity skills. Some models become very conscious about their weight and their body shape that they become anorexic and bulimic. These eating disorders lead to severe depression. Although supermodels enjoy popularity and recognition for their enviable, perfect body and beauty they are also exposed to negative, heartbreaking competition with other models. As a result of this, they suffer from emotional stress. The show gives young women an opportunity to enter the modeling world. From watching this show, these young women will have an idea of the criteria to be qualified to enter the contest. They will know also what activities they will undergo in the contest. If a girl
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