Tyra talks to women who have come to accept their fuller figures. Guests include singer Carnie Wilson; Laura Banks and Janette Barber, the authors of a humorous self-help book; and Chloe Marshall, a plus-size beauty-pageant contestant.
Fiercee Awards are given out to "America's Next Top Model" contestants for "Ugliest Cry," "Makeover Meltdown," "Craziest Phone Call," "Worst Walks and Wipeouts" and "Most Dramatic Exit." Carol Alt is given a Lifetime Achievement Award.
Tyra's 500th episode features appearances by Clay Aiken, New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, and Claire, Jaslene and Saleisha from "America's Next Top Model." Also: messages from celebrities and clips from past shows.
Tyra makes dreams come true for a group of girls who want to meet her and follow in her modeling footsteps, a mother whose daughter needs dental care, and a mother and daughter who are unable to afford a vacation.