Heidi Klum has signed on to be a judge on America's Got Talent.
The German supermodel has reportedly inked a deal to become a fourth judge on panel alongside Howard Stern, Howie Mandel and Mel B on the reality TV show. According to gossip website TMZ.com the 39-year-old beauty, who has four children with her musician ex-husband Seal - agreed to appear on the popular series after last minute negotiations.
The Project Runway host jumped on a plane to New Orleans on Sunday in time for the first taping of auditions for the show, which begin on Monday. Heidi's signing comes just a week after former Spice Girl Mel B, 37, confirmed she will take over from Sharon Osbourne this season.
Previous judges also include Simon Cowell and Piers Morgan.
Folks in the legal department at Lionsgate Entertainment have their hands full with a new lawsuit against Mad Men.
Gita Hall May, who modeled in the 1950s and 1960s, filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles yesterday against the production company for using an image of her photographed by Richard Avedon for Revlon without her permission. In the suit, she claims that she only released consent for use of the photo to Revlon back in the early 1960s, and did not agree “to allow, forty years later, her image to be cropped from the photo, in secret, and inserted as a key element in the title sequence of a cable television series, without her consent and for commercial purposes."
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Naomi Campbell has always been "afraid" of being on television. The 42-year-old British beauty mentors aspiring models on new show The Face and admitted she initially felt uncomfortable at the thought of being on camera as she has always been keen to protect her privacy.
"I always said I don't want to do television because I was afraid of it, to be honest, and what the fear was, [was] that I had tried to live as privately as I [could] so I didn't feel it would be in my comfort zone to have a camera following me around. But this was a whole different thing. It's not that way at all. It's me getting to share 26 years of what I have been blessed to learn and know and find out about and achieve, with girls who want to be in our business and that's far more fun."
At the height of her career, Naomi - along with Claudia Schiffer, Linda Evangelista, Cindy Crawford, Christy Turlington and Kate Moss - was regarded as a supermodel but she dislikes the term, and believes it is now overused in reference to current "working models."
After 10 weeks and 14 models, America’s Next Top Model: Cycle 11 finally came down to the Top Three.
Which lady eventually found herself with an Elite Model Management contract, a Seventeen spread/cover and a $100,000 CoverGirl contract? Was it McKey (the boxer who evolved into a woman), Analeigh (the skater who figured out how to use her body) or Samantha (the girl who once offended a designer but turned things around)? Read on!
On this week’s episode of America’s Next Top Model, the four remaining ladies - Analeigh, McKey, Marjorie and Samantha - got to to take things to a whole new physical level. When they weren’t learning to sell products with gestures and facial expressions, they were busy planting their lips on a hunky male model. One girl even spent some of her free time kissing someone who wasn’t in the industry. But we’ll get to that drunken story a little later…
For this week’s lesson, the women got a little more one-on-one time with Paulina Porizkova. It was the former supermodel’s job to show the ladies how to sell products without using their voices. How does a spokesmodel sell fish when no one can smell it? How can they make toilet paper look soft when consumers can’t touch it? How can they make phone conversations seem exciting when the reader can’t hear them?
After weeks of lessons, runway shows and photo shoots, we finally got to “see” what the ladies of America’s Next Top Model were made of tonight. Followers of the show know what that means: it was time for the Final 5 to go on their go-sees.
Before heading out on their journeys, the models met with Frederick Koster, the managing director of Touché Models. After explaining the evaluation process - the girls would be judged on their portfolios, their walks, their appearance and their personalities - Koster gave the women maps and directions. The goal was to meet as many designers in the allotted 4 hours as possible. If they did not make it back to the agency on time, they would automatically be disqualified.
I was starting to feel like this day would never come. The day when only six remained on America’s Next Top Model 11. (Does anyone even remember the name of the show’s first transgendered contestant??) Just as a reminder, the girls chosen to represent America in Amsterdam were Analeigh, Elina, Marjorie, McKey, Samantha and Sheena. Did anyone manage to embarrass us on their first day there? Read on!
Even though it had been two weeks since the last original America’s Next Top Model, it was like no time had passed. Joslyn was still frustrated by her downhill slide, Sheena was still frustrated about not being considered “modelesque” and the unemotional Europeans (a.k.a Elina and Marjorie) were both still frustrated about being misunderstood.
On this week’s episode of America’s Next Top Model 11, the girls learned that modeling wasn’t just about showing up and looking pretty. It was about discovering who you were and not being afraid to let go. It was about knowing your best traits and embracing your warts.
Given Clark’s recent elimination, the remaining eight ladies realized they couldn’t afford to take their critiques for granted. Elina still had to overcome control issues, Lauren Brie had to deliver a personality and Analeigh needed to find her niche.
On this week’s episode of Americas Next Top Model 11, the girls learned how quickly the game could change. With just one roll of film, a model could either sink to the bottom or vault to the top.
Who was confident that they could change…and who was confident that things wouldn’t change? Read on!
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