Originally Posted by HSG
based on past experience, we caution our readers not to get their hopes up. The industry has a dismal history of letting its brightest stars slip away.
Sure enough. Caralyn was the 1st runner-up. It was sad, really, because she very obviously should have won, as she demonstrably had the strongest pictures.
The girl who was
given the nod wouldn't even have been my fourth pick, let alone higher than that. Terrible choice.
At the end, you could tell that there was a split among the judges, and my instinct is that Ann Shoket (the Seventeen
editor) and Whitney were pulling for Caralyn, while the agent went the other way. Another disappointment.