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Tyra Banks hit a milestone birthday on Dec. 4. and she’s not hiding her age from anyone. The supermodel turned 50 years old on Monday and she’s celebrating with a pretty epic House of Smize cake, and her birthday suit enveloped in a soft robe. But wait, there’s also a poignant message to go along with the stunning snapshots.
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Wearing a fuzzy, gray robe and her stylishly messy hair, Banks honored her big day with a series of images on Instagram. The America’s Next Top Model host looked relaxed, happy, and confident as she admitted that she “can’t believe” she’s now 50 years old. “I remember like yesterday my mom‘s 50th birthday party and we celebrated her in the biggest way. It was a big one. And now it’s mine,” she explained to her followers.
But she had a few things to say about this season of life and how aging is a privilege that needs to be treasured. “So many fear getting older. That’s understandable. Things just aren’t the same anymore,” Banks wrote. “Our bodies. Our energy. Our minds. But I gotta say, my mind is FIERCER THAN EVER. Wise, baby. But still… I think we have to look at aging and these big milestone years like, ‘I GET to be that age.’ A Blessing.”
Banks also had some advice to anyone “younger” than her. “I HOPE you get to reach my age and BEYOND. Because it feels damn good,” she added. “Wise words from Auntie TyTy: You don’t have to stay stuck. You can start off doing one thing, and as the years go by, you switch that ish up.” The fashion icon wants her fans go out there and live out their dreams as a birthday present to her. “What’s YOUR DREAM? Don’t sleep on it,” Banks summed up. “Wake up and DREAM…and share it with me. 2024 is around the corner and we are gonna DREAM really BIG…together.” Banks is ready to rock her 50s, so the world better watch out!
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