Tyra Banks discusses Victoria's Secret decision to retire their Angels
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Tyra Banks thinks she's "witnessing a beauty revolution" after Victoria's Secret retired their Angels.

The 47-year-old model is excited to see the "bada** role models" taking on their new posts with The VS Collective, which is made up of spokespersons including actress Priyanka Chopra, model and skier Eileen Gu, plus-size beauty Paloma Elsesser, and Brazilian model Valentina Sampaio.

Celebrating the news, Tyra wrote: "I retired from the runway 16 years ago and I'm proud that in my lifetime, I’m witnessing a beauty revolution. To the new collective of badass ROLE models, I may have cracked that door open, but y’all are charging through. Keep on keepin’ on until we all LOSE COUNT of how many are breaking through behind you. #LetsLoseCount. (sic)"

Tyra worked as a contract model with the brand, the first Black model to do so.

In a post on Instagram, she added: "First is crucial so that a door can be opened for others to fit through. Within a 10-year span starting in 1995, I was the first Black @VictoriasSecret contract model ever. The first Black Victoria’s Secret Cover model. The first Black VS model to do so many other groundbreaking things with the brand - as well as other brands. But after a first, must come a flow of more. A flow of different. A flow of unique. A flow so strong, a flow of so many that we LOSE COUNT. (sic)"

Victoria's Secret confirmed the changes in a statement earlier this week.

Their CEO, Martin Waters, said: "At Victoria's Secret, we are on an incredible journey to become the world's leading advocate for women. This is a dramatic shift for our brand, and it's a shift that we embrace from our core. These new initiatives are just the beginning. We are energised and humbled by the work ahead of us."

This article originally ran on celebretainment.com.

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