AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL (ANTM) Cycle 16 “Alek Wek” Episode 2 Photos

America's Next Top Mode Alek Wek

Check out photos of AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL (ANTM) Cycle 16 “Alek Wek” Episode 2 which airs Wednesday, March 9 at 8pm on the CW.

Episode Synopsis: AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL (ANTM) Cycle 16 “Alek Wek” Episode 2 – After Tyra’s nutritionist, Heather Bauer, tests the models” knowledge of healthy foods and gives them tips on “cheaties” they can use to improve their diet, two of the girls get into a verbal smackdown over a piece of chicken. With the help of acting coach Eugene Buica, Nigel challenges the girls to perform for the camera by getting in touch with their “inner critic.” Photographer Mike Rosenthal and Jay Manuel take the models through a dramatic photo shoot with live bees, and one of the girls faces a personal crisis. Model and actress Alek Wek joins the judges to decide which girl will be eliminated

AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL Cycle 16 Summary: The CW’s hit series AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL returns to the world of high fashion when Cycle 16 premieres on Wednesday, February 23 (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET).

Lending their expertise as guest judges during this high fashion cycle are international fashion designer Lana Marks, model/stylist Erin Wasson, stylist Rachel Zoe, Sudanese model and actress Alek Wek, stylist/creative consultant Lori Goldstein, Italian photographer Francesco Carrozzini, fashion model Sonia Dara, IMG Models executive Ivan Bart, Vogue Italia editor-in-chief Franca Sozzani, Brazilian designer Daniella Issa Helayel, and costume designer/stylist Eric Daman (“Gossip Girl”).

Fourteen model hopefuls will compete for the ultimate career-launching prize package: a contract with IMG Models, one of the top international modeling management companies in the world; a fashion spread in Vogue Italia and an additional spread and cover of Beauty in Vogue; and a $100,000 contract with CoverGirl Cosmetics.

Tyra Banks leads the panel of judges, comprised of influential fashion editor André Leon Talley and photographer Nigel Barker. Jay Manuel serves as the photo shoot creative director while Miss J Alexander returns as the runway trainer.

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