I think that the fashion world should want older models. The older and more experience they are, the less they would screw up, most likely. And, besides, four years isn't a whole lot more mileage. And when I look at Joanie, I think she's 19 or 20. As is the case with some of the other girls from this cycle. Nnenna and Furonda were never busted on their age, and neither were Christina or Lisa. Cycle two had the oldest contestants, and Anna, Xiomara, Camille, and Yoanna were never told anything. I think the age thing isn't a factor.