'America's Next Top Model' recap: Rodeo Girls
For the week's photo shoot, the girls head to Rodeo Drive. Kendal uses this opportunity to bumpkin it up by saying "rodeo" like a cowboy rodeo. It's a very good day for the girls, who get to work with super stylist Lori Goldstein and be photographed by Patrick Demarchelier. With the exception of Chris, the girls are paired up for the shoot and walk arm in arm in arm with one of their male-model friends. After the group shot, each girl has to do a shot where she is running or jumping in a fashionable way. Tyra is on set to play kissy-kissy with Patrick and give the girls some pointers.
Kacey and Jane are paired, and while Jane really pulls it out for once, Kacey never quite gets her groove on. Patrick even has to tell her to wake up. Ann is stressed out by the chaos and gawkers on Rodeo, and is very stiff and nervous on set. Chelsey is also nervous about being shot by Patrick Demarchelier, and appears to underperform. Kayla and Esther are paired, and while Esther works it, Kayla is troubled by too-small shoes. Her pain shows all over her face. Kendal and Liz are paired, and while Kendal loves the attention she's getting and really pulls it out, Liz fades into the background by comparison. Chris gets great feedback on set as she laughs and giggles with her male model.
At panel, Chelsey and Ann miraculously pull out a great shot, though Tyra says that theirs (and particularly Ann's portion of it) was one of the most awkward shoots she's ever witnessed. Ann once again gets best photo, to the chagrin of just about everyone. Even Tyra admits that things are getting boring. Jane is the deserving runner-up. Kayla and Kacey land in the bottom two, and despite her challenge win, it's Kacey who gets sent home.
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