The focal point of her ever growing media empire, Tyra Banks‘ ‘America’s Next Top Model’ has seen the former model rocket to the height of Pop culture, billed by some spectators as the second coming of Oprah Winfrey.
However, in an interview with the New York Post, the mogul confessed that the show wasn’t always as easy to run as it appeared to be. Admitting, she intended to quit the series.
I’ve thought about turning the reigns over. I had to be reminded that the show is my baby. A few years ago, I was willing to give my baby up for adoption.
I am learning how to delegate, and how to empower people. It has decreased my stress more.
Now we are going to be producing so much more television. I didn’t produce more TV because I am so much a micro-manager, hands on. But now, I realize that in order to truly grow, I have to delegate and find amazing people that are better at it than me.
We have 24 formats around the globe that don’t have me (as host). So (in America), I would hope that it would still be a success.