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'Next Top Model' Audition:

What A Riot!

3/15/2009 5:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

The next potential winner of "America's Next Top Model" may have almost been crushed to death ... and not because of crippling body image issues.

Three people were arrested and four were treated by medics after a riot broke out in Manhattan yesterday during an audition for the show.

The streets erupted when a mob of almost 10,000 model wannabes overwhelmed security and were thrown into a frenzy after a man allegedly yelled that a smoking car on the street was about to blow up.

In the end, everyone went home and threw up ... you know, because they were so shaken from the incident.

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big_ghoti    

Hopefully the injured wannabes had extensive facial damage. That way they'd be in the running to become a finalist on ATM.

2055 days ago
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Adrielle    

Too many people!!! Tyra wants under 5'7 models this year. Does she know that 90% of women are in that category!!!

2055 days ago
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Lion Dioxnia    

I was there too. CRAZY

2055 days ago
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i'd be proud too    

gaaaaaaah thats insane! if more than 90 percent of women fall in this category i cant IMAGINE whats going to happen
lol
looks like ALL the wanna b models have come out of their shell

now

WHAT WOULD TYRA SAY

2055 days ago
5.

al    

bunch of freaks who want money for nothing- losers

2055 days ago
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Mark    

i dont know i should be shocked or to laugh. both about how idiotic and barbaric and out of control ppl have .... willing to walk over anybody that gets in th way of their dream... and watch and see if the troublemakers dont now try to fault the police for either doing too much or not enough. sadly there probably were ppl who were truly traumatized and yet willl never come fwd like the loudmoth aggetators who surely will come forth...yep

2055 days ago
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Marilyn    

My daughter and one of her girlfriends were there. They came from Delaware and stood in line for 11 hours. They were in the freezing cold and had nothing to eat. However, they were next ot get in when someone yelled a car is going to explode. Then they were told they werent takeing any more people...bascially cancelling the auditions.. I think these ambitious young ladies who came from different parts of the US deserve another chance. I also seen on FOX news that some guy who looked like a security guard was taking application and putting them in a box. Well I am glad my girls did not do this. Did he show ID that he was a representative for Tyra? Did he know Tyra at all? or was he just being nice? I really don't know. Once again I think these girls need another chance.

2055 days ago
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cailen    

i was there.. wat people have to realize is that not everyone knew it was a smoking car..i was in the front and when thousands of people are running from behind you and screaming, u cant look behind you to see wats going on. the police didnt know wat to do so they said get down and stay calm..it was horrible ..the security should of had it organized from the morning not start setting up in late afternoon....

2055 days ago
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BeyondPinkBlog    

This is ridiculous! Looks like a big trash heap of trash people. They should put this much energy into learning something that would help our country or the the world. Oh wait..these are models...

2055 days ago
10.

Here 4 Beer    

I heard the riot started because a big fart came out Tyra Bank's enormous ass.

2055 days ago
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firebaby    

28 models later...

2055 days ago
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something smells    

SO SAD......CANT THESE GIRLS GO TO COLLEGE INSTEAD OF BEING SOME DUMB MODEL. THE VIDEO WAS PRETTY FUNNY.

2055 days ago
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something smells    

MIDGET MODELS THEN

2055 days ago
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something smells    

THAT VIDEO IS SO FUNNY.

2055 days ago
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something smells    

THEY LOOK LIKE ANTS CRALING ALL OVER EACH OTHER. SO FUNNY. I EVEN SAW SOME BOYFRIENDS FIGHTING..SO LOYAL

2055 days ago
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