Email this article to a friend
Tyra Banks to host 'Flawsome Ball' for girls club
Thursday - 9/6/2012, 10:32am  ET
NEW YORK (AP) - Tyra Banks will host a gala dubbed the "Flawsome Ball" to benefit a New York City girls club.
The former model and talk-show host was to announce the event Thursday.
Drake will perform at the ball, which is to benefit the Tyra Banks Tzone at the Lower Eastside Girls Club. Banks formed Tzone in 1999 as a weeklong camp for girls, but the organization is now making a permanent, physical home at the New York girls club.
The Flawsome Ball takes its name from a word coined by Banks that combines "flaws" and "awesome" to celebrate individuality. It will be held Oct. 18.
The 38-year-old Banks is host and executive producer of the CW series "America's Next Top Model."
(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
Kerry Washington helps kick off 'Scandal' clothing collection
Updated 54 minutes, 24 seconds ago
Kardashian family matriarch Kris files to divorce Bruce Jenner after 22 years of marriage
Updated 54 minutes, 42 seconds ago
That's entertainment: Mayweather says Showtime reality show before fight wasn't so real
Updated 02 minutes, 13 seconds ago
Anchorage TV reporter reveals herself as marijuana advocate, quits on air
Updated 16 minutes, 48 seconds ago
Paula Deen launching online network, including documentary telling her side of her downfall
Updated 24 minutes, 50 seconds ago
Tuesday - 09/23/2014, 11:50am EDT
The embattled star might be heading back to "Two and a Half Men" after a much publicized feud with show creator Chuck Lorre in 2011.
Tuesday - 09/23/2014, 11:26am EDT
Stephen King, J.J. Abrams to adapt time-travel novel about JFK's assassination for Hulu series
Tuesday - 09/23/2014, 11:14am EDT
A new Budweiser advertisement is tugging at the heart strings
of pet- and beer-lovers alike.
Tuesday - 09/23/2014, 10:21am EDT
Shonda Rhimes lays claim to ABC's Thursdays with debuting "Murder" plus her 2 veteran series
Tuesday - 09/23/2014, 07:30am EDT
Judge denies request to lift camera restrictions during penalty phase of Jodi Arias trial
Monday - 09/22/2014, 05:20pm EDT
An Alaskan TV reporter quit her job in a very public way to
she could focus on her goal to legalize medical marijuana in the state.
Monday - 09/22/2014, 01:30pm EDT
Clarification: Obit-Polly Bergen story
Monday - 09/22/2014, 12:10pm EDT
More than 120 years later, the mystery behind Sherlock Holmes continues to intrigue audiences.
Monday - 09/22/2014, 11:31am EDT
Craig Ferguson adds role as host of 'Celebrity Name Game'; the fun of subverting the format
Monday - 09/22/2014, 09:52am EDT
Weatherford, Texas, memorializes favorite son Larry Hagman with life-size statue
Monday - 09/22/2014, 08:40am EDT
Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows
Saturday - 09/20/2014, 04:50pm EDT
Book it: Fallon to pay up wager with Chicago's mayor, broadcast 'Tonight Show' in Windy City
Saturday - 09/20/2014, 02:30pm EDT
E! says it will continue 'Fashion Police' without Joan Rivers and with daughter's 'blessing'
Saturday - 09/20/2014, 01:48pm EDT
'Stonehenge Empire' puts ancient English site, surroundings under new-age microscope
Saturday - 09/20/2014, 12:46pm EDT