Tyson Beckford Signs Up To 'Britain's Next Top Model' Panel

6 February 2012
Tyson Beckford Signs Up To 'Britain's Next Top Model' Panel
Tyson Beckford Signs Up To 'Britain's Next Top Model' Panel

Supermodel Tyson Beckford has been unveiled as the newest member of the Britain's Next Top Model judging panel.

The 41-year-old will be flaunting his permanently-glossed pecs alongside MTV reality star Whitney Port, fellow supermodel Elle Macpherson and designer Julien Westwood on the UK spin-off of Tyra Banks' popular franchise.

"Having guest judged on last season's series, it's fantastic to be taking on a permanent role on the panel this year and I'm looking forward to finding the next editorial star," said Beckford of his new job.

The Bronx-born catwalker previously hosted Next Top Model rival show Make Me a Supermodel for two seasons from 2008-09.

Actor Taye Diggs recently revealed Beckford's success made him feel more secure in being a dark-skinned black man, saying: "When I saw Tyson Beckford hailed as this beautiful man by all people, that caused a shift in my being."

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