Tyra Banks Is Creating An Inclusive Fantasy Modeling World Theme Park

Good news if you can recite the words to Life Size and read Tyra Banks\' iconic memoir, Modelland, you will soon be able to live out your modeling fantasies. On Tuesday, WWD announced Banks is opening a 21,000-square-foot, ticketed theme park at the Santa Monica shopping mall in 2019. The park will aim to \"let visitors be the dream version of themselves, through interactive entertainment, curated retail and user generated content,\" they can upload to social media, of course.Banks stressed to WWD the park is a permanent attraction that will anchor the mall. \"I\'m inspired by Disneyland, a place I went to a lot as a child,\" she tells WWD. \"There is a story line I have been working on for a year. Anyone can enter and feel like a model.\" The former Victoria Secret Angel says it\'s her calling to bring modeling to the masses. The park has been in the works for 10 years.\"I created ‘ Top Model’ to expand the definition of beauty based on my own pain of being told ‘no’ that I couldn’t d