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Tyra Banks, Chrissy Teigen Reveal Struggles With Starting a Family

Chrissy Teigen would officially like for everyone to stop asking her when she's going to have kids.

And Tyra Banks agrees.

The two models, who co-host the new daytime talk show "Tyra Presents FABLife" alongside fashion stylists Joe Zee, Lauren Makk and Leah Ashley, opened up in an episode that will air Monday, Sept. 21, about their struggles to start a family and to reiterate what a sensitive topic it is for women.

"Just being two years into being married, the questions come from all over, and it's kind of crazy," says Teigen, who is married to singer-songwriter John Legend, "because I can't imagine being that nosy to be like, 'So, when are the kids coming?'—because who knows what somebody's going through? Who knows if somebody is struggling to have children?"

The 29-year-old then speaks to her own struggles with starting a family.

"I would say honestly that John and I were having trouble," Teigen admits. "We would have had kids five, six years ago if it happened, but my gosh, it's been a process."

Having opened up about that process to friends, Teigen says that she's discovered so many more people who have gone through the same issues and have experienced "shame" about it.

"One day you're going to ask that to the wrong girl who is really struggling, and it's going to be really hurtful to them. And I hate that," she continues. "Stop asking me!"

Banks, who also executive produces the show, later reveals her own challenges with having a successful career and putting off having kids.

"And I'm so tired of seeing on my social media, 'Why don't you have kids? Why don't you have kids?'" she says. "You don't know. You don't know what I'm going through. You have no idea."

The 41-year-old supermodel, who's had a thriving career on the catwalk and off, tears up while saying that she's had a difficult time getting pregnant as she's gotten older.

"When I was 23 years old, I used to tell myself, 'In three years, I'm gonna have kids. Then I turned 24. In three years, I'm gonna have kids," Banks explains. "And just every single year, I kept saying that. And then, after a while, it's like, 'OK, now I want to,' and it's not so easy."

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