Making Big Moves on the West Coast is the 5th Annual Miss Plus Top Model Awards taking place this Sunday, and YOURS Truly will be a judge for it! Please read on to learn more about this monumental event for the WEST COAST!
Hollywood, CA. â€“ OctoberÂ 4, 2009. The Miss Plus Top Model Awards show will celebrate its 5th year anniversary with a spectacular show in Hollywood showcasing the talents of eighteen beautiful, full figured women. The models will be judged on choreographed numbers, stage presence, and their runway skills on the catwalk. Trophies and awards will be presented as the ladies battle it out on the catwalk to see who will win the crown of, â€œMiss Plus Top Model.â€ The show will be held Sunday, November 8, 2009, at The Celebrity Centre International, 5930 Franklin Avenue in Hollywood, CA. Showtime is from 6:30 to 8:00pm with red carpet arrivals at 5:30pm.
â€œMost modeling competitions do not represent the majority of women, who are over size 12, so we decided to give plus women of all nationalities their own platform to celebrate their beauty. Our goal is to bring out the confidence and beauty in all women no matter what size they happen to be.â€ said Juliette Hagerman, the shows creator. Miss Plus Top Model Awards presents an opportunity to showcase the beauty of women who represent more than sixty million Americans who are plus sized.
The show will be hosted by actress, host, and plus size model Chenese Lewis. She made history by being the first woman crowned Miss Plus America in 2003 and as an actress her work on B.E.Tâ€™s hit show â€œHell Dateâ€ showed her impeccable improvisational and comedic skills, which kept millions tuning in weekly. She is the creator and host of Hollywood NOWâ€™s â€œLove Your Body Dayâ€, an annual event where women of all sizes come together to promote positive body image, and PLUS Model Radio, the #1 podcast for plus size women.
Judges for the competition include: actress Kendra C. Johnson as seen on â€œPhat Girlzâ€ and â€œThe Gameâ€, PLUS Model Magazine West Coast Style Editor Reah Norman, celebrity photographer Inez Lewis, PLUS Model Magazine Beauty Editor Artemis, plus size fashion blogger and online boutique owner Marie Denee, Oxygenâ€™s â€œJanice Dickinson Modeling Agencyâ€ Alana Chandler, Oxygenâ€™s â€œDance Your Ass Offâ€Â Shayla Hudson, award winning ASCAP singer/ songwriter Fawn, plus size advocate Cher Rue, and Vh1â€™s â€œScott Baio is 45 and Singleâ€ Johnny Venokur.
For press inquiries, sponsorship packages, and tickets please contact Juliette Hagerman, Miss Plus Top Model creator atÂ Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â (213) 200-2674Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â (213) 200-2674. For additional information about The Miss Plus Top Model Awards visitÂ www.myspace.com/missplustopmodel.
About Hagerman and Associates Entertainment
The Miss Plus Top Model Awards was developed by Juliette Hagerman, Owner of Hagerman and Associates Entertainment, who helped to make history and made her mark on the world when she went to West Africa to train Agbani Darego to go on to â€œMiss World 2001.â€Â Ms. Darego went on to win the Crown and also placed in the top ten finalist of Donald Trumpâ€™s Miss Universe competition the same year.Â Ms. Hagerman has produced several fundraisers for the President and First Lady of Nigeria, and continues to work with every Miss Nigeria for Donald Trumpâ€™s Miss Universe Beauty Pageant. Ms Hagerman has an extensive background in production work including working for several years as a production coordinator for the prime time Emmys and Paramount film studio sitcoms. She now hosts and produces events and fashion shows from coast to coast and overseas.