They are two of the world’s most famous supermodels. But Tyra Banks has blamed Naomi Campbell for causing ‘the lowest times of my life’ in a new interview.

The 42-year-old claimed the English beauty was terrified she would steal her money in fame due to the fact she was also a clotheshorse of colour, and behaved despicably towards her because of it.

Talking about her rise to fame during an appearance on Norwegian-Swedish show Skavlan at the weekend, she said: ‘”I got to Paris and it was very difficult. I did very well, very fast.

‘But then the industry was saying, “Look out Naomi Campbell, here comes Tyra Banks, Naomi Campbell sit your butt down, this younger one is coming to take your place.'”