Nigel Barker: motherhood Is tyra banks ‘I Really Wanted to Do it.’
02/03/2016 05:35 PM ET
Tyra banks has a lot of models in 22 cycles as host and judge of America’s Next Top Model”, and if someone can confirm, ex-judge Nigel Barker.
But now the two have one thing in common: fatherhood.
Banks and her boyfriend Erik Asla is also a top model-photographer — recently announced the arrival of a child York via surrogacy and the old model partner delighted.
“I haven’t talked to her yet, but I’m very happy for you,” Barker said to the PEOPLE: Perry Ellis show in New York Fashion week: men. “I know, it’s what she really wanted to do.”
At the time america ‘s Next Top Model,” Barker is the father and the son, Jack, age 10, and his daughter Jasmine, 7, had not seen his children with his wife, Cristen — first hand, as the host desperately wanted to be a mother.
“If this is my son Jack, look in her eyes for the first time, she really wanted, as a mother, the” photographer, fashion, – he recalls. “She often speaks of him, so I’m really happy for you.”
Barker, ordered the program after the season 18 years, has no doubt that banks are the masters of motherhood, was modeled as business travelers. “I think it will be incredible,” says Barker of the PERSON. “She’s a woman who does everything. She knows how to give.”
Both dad and thinks York is happiness, a small child. “[Tyra] super smart center. I think it’s great that a strong mother figure in your life that shows that a woman can be,” she says.
While Barker does not know the importance for York name, he’s happy to accept his suggestion.
“You don’t have a love of England, I know if where that came from, because for a moment there,” he says. “This name is cool though. I like it much.”
— Maggie Parker