It was an up-and-down year for Cynthia, between her massive fallout with sister Malorie and the opening of her modeling-slash-fashion school. During the finale, Cynthia was playing Tyra Banks as she auditioned gangly hopefuls on her makeshift runway.
Since then, her agency's been doing well and she's even reconciled with her sister, provided that they keep Peter out of the conversation.
With a former Miss USA joining the cast, Cynthia's got some modely competition on the way — future besties or catfight city? If the claws do come out, it certainly doesn't hurt Cynthia to have NeNe Leakes in her corner.