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Oprah Will Host Four of the Original Supermodels This Friday

Beverly Johnson was the first African-American woman to land the cover of US Vogue
Beverly Johnson was the first African-American woman to land the cover of US Vogue

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Okay, model-lovers, set your TiVos! This Friday, Oprah will host four of the world's original supermodels—Christie Brinkley, Beverly Johnson, Stephanie Seymour, and Cheryl Tiegs—to talk about "the catwalk, their careers and how they really feel about aging," says Oprah.com. Vogue UK runs down each woman's claim to modeling fame:

The foursome are known for becoming the world's first ever supermodels. Brinkley has notched up over 500 covers including those for Vogue and most recently walked for Calvin Klein its 2005 Red Dresses Collection. New York-born Beverly Johnson is famous for being the first ever black woman to feature of the cover of US Vogue, while Stephanie Seymour featured in two Guns N' Roses music videos, as well as maintaining a lengthy modelling career. Cheryl Tiegs is best known for her long-running relationship with the Sports Illustrated Swimwear Issue, having appeared on its cover three times.
No word on whether Janice Dickinson, who has loudly proclaimed, over and over again, to be the world's first supermodel, has issued an angry statement yet.
· Supermodel Legends [Oprah]
· Supermodels reunited [Vogue UK]