Tyra Banks has taken on many job titles in her life, but the one title she wants the most? Mom. The former supermodel opened up about her dreams of being a mother, but sadly Tyra has been having trouble trying to conceive her own child.
As Tyra Banks, 41, gets older, it gets harder and harder for her to achieve her dreams of becoming a mother. The America’s Next Top Model host has been actively trying to conceive and she’s not giving up hope! Tyra opened up about her struggles with infertility and why she waited so long to try for kids.
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Former supermodel, entrepreneur, talk show host, these are just a few of the amazing things Tyra has done in her life. Now, the 41-year-old wants to be a mom and she’s beating herself up for not doing it sooner. “When I turned 40, the one thing I was not happy about is that I did not have kids. I’m like, ‘Damn, the clock is ticking!'” the supermodel told People. “Since I was 24, I used to say every year, ‘I will have kids in three years.’ I kept saying it over and over again.” Unfortunately, the supermodel found herself constantly working to build up her empire, leaving her with no time to get pregnant.
“When you’re like, ‘OK, I’m just going to do it,’ then it’s not so easy as you get older,” the FABLife host revealed. Tyra has been dating her boyfriend, photographer Erik Asla for two years and revealed she has turned to IVF procedures to help her get pregnant. “I’ve had some not happy moments with that, very traumatic moments,” she says. “It’s difficult as you get older. It’s not something that can just happen.”
Tyra Wants To Have How Many Kids?
Although the Top Model host is struggling to have children, she’s keeping a positive mentality on the matter. “I hope [for kids],” the 40-year-old said. “I don’t just want one child. I want a litter! And I want to be the kind of mom where my child can come to me for anything.” Tyra sounds like she would be an amazing mother.
What do you think, HollywoodLifers? Should Tyra take a break from working to try and conceive?
— Michelle Phi