Tyra Banks Shows Off Curvy Bikini Body in Mexico (PHOTOS)
While her supermodel peers were either getting married (Kate Moss) or attending star-studded royal weddings (Naomi Campbell in Monaco), Tyra spent her holiday weekend South of the Border with banker boyfriend John Utendahl. Wearing a bright purple bandeau two-piece, the 37-year-old retired model enjoyed a dip in a Jacuzzi with her longtime beau.
The TV host has been criticized over the years for gaining weight. In 2006, Tyra was mocked for her fuller figure after photos of her in a bathing suit appeared on the cover of several magazines. Tyra later went on her talk show, The Tyra Show, and infamously slammed her critics:
To all of you who have something nasty to say to me or to women built like me. I have one thing to say to you: Kiss my fat a**!
Tyra later revealed to People that her weight has fluctuated between 148 and 162 pounds since she quit modeling in 2005.