Condi Loves Tyra, and Tyra Loves Her Back

Photo: Patrick McMullan

Condoleezza Rice was honored as one of Glamour’s Women of the Year on November 10, and in her speech she said she had a goal for the evening: to meet fellow honoree Tyra Banks. The secretary of State succeeded. “I told her, ‘I’m a fan,’ ” Rice gushed at the Essex House after-party. “And she said, ‘I wanted to meet you too.’ And she told me I was tall.” Now that her supermodel-schmoozing dream has been fulfilled (and the administration is ending), what’s next for Rice? “I’ll do some writing and some speaking,” she said. “I want to do a book on American foreign policy, and I’d also like to do a book on my parents.” She doesn’t view the election as a rebuke to her boss. “I think that President Bush will be judged very kindly by history,” she said.

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Condi Loves Tyra, and Tyra Loves Her Back