Fashion blogger Bryanboy to judge next season of ‘America’s Next Top Model’
Fashion blogger Bryan Grey Yambao, more popularly known as Bryanboy, will become a judge in the the next season of “America’s Next Top Model”.
Bryanboy will fill up one of the two vacant seats in the show’s judging panel. Long-time judges and mentors Nigel Barker and Jay Manuel left the show earlier this year.
Bryanboy was a former freelance web developer based in his parents’ home in Manila. Heis eponymous blog received the Philippine blog award for Best Fashion and Lifestyle Blog in 2007.
In its 2010 Power Issue, Vogue named him one of nine bloggers “making a global industry sit up and take notice”.
“America’s Next Top Model” is hosted and produced by supermodel Tyra Banks. According to Tyra, she chose Bryanboy because the fashion blogger writes about global fashion events.
Bryanboy is currently in the US taping episodes for the 19th cycle of “ANTM”.
The 19th cycle will feature a brand new theme. It will cater to college students aspiring to become models. The “college edition” of “ANTM” is set to premiere in the fall in the US.