Adam Levine's Ex-Girlfriend Anne V Lands Reality TV Gig on 'The Face' Alongside Naomi Campbell
Supermodels Anne V and Lydia Hearst will join worldwide icon and executive producer Naomi Campbell as supermodel coaches on the sophomore season of critically acclaimed modeling competition series The Face.
Season two returns with host Nigel Barker in a new expanded role, as a confidante and advisor to the 12 supermodel hopefuls. The show is scheduled to premiere in early 2014 with ten episodes.
"Anne V and Lydia are passionate, accomplished and highly regarded supermodels in the fashion industry," said Rod Aissa, Senior Vice President, Original Programming and Development, Oxygen Media in a statement. "Bringing in two new coaches for season two of The Face alongside the legendary Naomi Campbell gives our cast of hopefuls the ultimate opportunity to learn from the industry’s best."
"We are thrilled to welcome Anne V and Lydia to 'The Face,' which is fast becoming a global phenomenon," says Shine America President and The Face Executive Producer Eden Gaha. "Alongside Naomi, our supermodel coaches will make an incredible team of mentors for a new group of hopeful models. This upcoming season promises to be truly compelling."
Anne V, is a Russian born Supermodel whose high profile campaigns have spanned over a decade. Anne has graced the runway of every major fashion house including Chanel, Louis Vuitton, Prada, Fendi, Dolce and Gabbana, Givenchy and Roberto Cavalli. Along with her work in the world of high fashion, Anne is one of only a handful of models ever to cross over into the commercial mainstream with a nine year consecutive run in the coveted Sports Illustrated Swimsuit issue (2005-2013) as well as making multiple appearances on the runway of the renowned Victoria's Secret Fashion Show.
According to the press release, The Face gives viewers "unprecedented access inside the world of the fashion industry as three teams of aspiring models, each led by a supermodel coach, are guided through real life assignments, including photo shoots and commercials."
Throughout the series, the supermodel coaches mentor young hopefuls using the lessons and skills they have learned to guide their teams through challenges that accurately depict what it takes to have a career as a model and be the face of a brand. The models will be exposed to the biggest and most influential names in the industry who appear throughout the show to help judge and lend their expertise. In the end, only one girl will be chosen to become ‘The Face’ of a major national brand, earning a real contract as the brand ambassador.