Naima is America’s Next Top Model.

Naima is America’s Next Top Model.
Naima Mora is America’s Next Top Model (or, more correctly, the next next next next top model, since this is cycle four). After Tyra met with the finalists and warmed their hearts by calling them “Miss SoAndSo,” they shot a commercial for Cover Girl and did a final photo shoot. The results sent Keenyah and her stomach home. After a fashion show where Naima and Kahlen literally walked on water, on a runway that was just below the surface of a fountain. After “the longest deliberation we’ve ever done,” Tyra said that Naima’s body of work was judged weaker than Kahlen’s, but said her final runway show, photo, and commercial were stronger. Thus, the girl who started with mohawk won the whole competition. If you think you can handle being in the same room with Janice Dickinson without instinctively spraying her with Raid, the show is currently casting for cycle six, since five has apparently already been cast.

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Andy Dehnart is a journalist who has covered reality television for more than 15 years and created reality blurred in 2000. A member of the Television Critics Association, his writing and criticism about television, culture, and media has appeared on NPR and in Playboy, Buzzfeed, and many other publications. Andy, 36, also directs the journalism program at Stetson University in Florida, where he teaches creative nonfiction and journalism. He has an M.F.A. in nonfiction writing and literature from Bennington College. More about reality blurred and Andy.