Appearing on The Tamron Hall Show, Banks responded to criticism of ehe model reality show's flaws that trended on social media in May. “I was trying to push boundaries but was also torn to try to make sure these girls could work,” she said. “It was a balance. It was like, ‘Break beauty barriers,’ but I can break them all I want on the show, they’ll graduate from the show and then they won’t work. There was this awful push and pull that we all had.” Banks added that "we did a whole bunch of things we that we did mess up." The "we" included model agents. Banks also said ANTM was a product of its time.