TV FAB: Naomi Campbell SET TO STAR In Oxygen's "The Face" + Usher PERFORMING At The Billboard Awards, Heads To Court With Ex-Wife
Legendary beauty Naomi Campbell is heading to reality tv as a coach on Oxygen's "The Face." Get the deets inside and find out about Usher performing at The Billboard Awards and fighting with Tameka Raymond in court.
Naomi Campbell has been announced as one of the supermodel coaches for a new reality show headed to Oxygen. "The Face," a new reality competition series, will star female models vying to become the spokesperson for a nationally recognized brand.
Naomi will be joined two other well-known supermodels who will scout and choose their teams from aspiring young models all over the world before guiding them through assignments including photo shoots, runway shows and commercials for some of America's best known brands.
Throughout the series, the supermodel coaches will mentor these young hopefuls through the tricks of the trade while exposing them to the very best photographers, stylists and designers in the fashion world. In the end, one girl will be chosen to become 'The Face' of a major national brand, earning a real contract as the brand ambassador.
"'The Face' is a fresh new series that delivers all the elements our audience craves: fashion, beauty and drama," said Rod Aissa, Senior Vice President, Original Programming and Development, Oxygen Media. He added: "Oxygen has been looking for the next ideation in the modeling genre and this project delivers it."
"We are pleased to bring 'The Face' to Oxygen, which we believe is the perfect fit for this new competition series that will take viewers behind the scenes of the glamorous and fast-paced world of modeling," says Eden Gaha, President, Shine America, the company producing the show. "It's an incredible opportunity for these young models to work with and learn from an industry icon such as Naomi Campbell and the chance to become 'The Face' of a national brand will be an exciting and meaningful start to their career."
For her part in the project Naomi Campbell said, "I am looking forward to working in partnership with Oxygen and Shine America to discover the next beautiful face of the modeling world. With 'The Face' the audience will get a real insider's look at this exciting industry that has been so good to me. One lucky girl will become the face of a major brand."
Also in music........
Usher has been added to the list of acts that will perform at the 2012 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on May 20, 8p.m. ET on ABC. Other performers include Justin Bieber, Cee Lo Green, Kelly Clarkson, Carrie Underwood, LMFAO, Linkin Park, and The Wanted.
But Usher had another performance today.....in an Atlanta courtroom. As he prepares his Looking for Myself album (June 12) Usher showed up for a courtroom battle with ex-wife Tameka Raymond....looking for an agreement.
The ex-duo are STILL fighting over child support and a temporary custody agreement in private mediation. If they don't make an agreement soon, a judge will likely step in.