Celeb Pulse: Tyra Banks “Too Heavy” at 17 to Make It As a Model Today

Plus—Modern Family’s Sarah Hyland has a kidney transplant, a Hunger Games actor gets nose surgery, and more.

Tyra Banks Wouldn’t Hack It as a Teen Model in 2012. Vogue has decided to invoke a policy banning models who appear to have eating disorders from the pages of all of its 19 editions. Supermodel Tyra Banks, in commentary published in the Daily Beast this week, is hailing the decision as a major victory for models around the world. She makes an interesting confession, though: That based on today’s standards—namely, that models must be a ghastly size zero to make it in the biz—Banks would have been considered “too heavy” when she was a size-four 17-year-old and wouldn’t have made it as a model in 2012. Crazy, right? [Daily Beast]

Yikes. Tan Mom Wants to Do Playboy. Patricia Krentcil, New Jersey’s so-called “Tan Mom” who found herself in hot water this month when she took her five-year-old to a tanning booth, said she’s open to doing a Playboy spread. The question is: Do we, the public, want her doing posing nude for the magazine? This is what 15-minutes of fame does, people. [The Superficial]

Modern Family’s Sarah Hyland Had a Kidney Transplant. Seventeen-year-old actress Sarah Hyland—you know her from ABC’s Modern Family—has a condition called kidney dysplasia, and underwent a transplant earlier this year. My favorite part: the donor was her dad. [Huffington Post]

Hunger Games Actor Gets a Nose Job—I Mean, Nose Surgery. Hunger Games star Josh Hutcherson has been spotted with a bandaged schnoz recently. At first he wouldn’t tell his adoring public what the bandages were for, then he said he broke his nose, and then he clarified and said he had surgery for a deviated septum. What do you think? Fairly complicated coverup for a nose job? You be the judge—check out pictures at Us Weekly. [Us Weekly]

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