American actor Zachary Levi has been appointed as Active Minds' latest ambassador, after being 'open about his personal struggles with depression, anxiety, and mental health'. The Shazam! star commented 'I want people to know there is hope, help is available, and you will make it to the other side'.
Sir Mo Farah, Karren Brady and Candice Brown have been announced as ambassadors for Village Hotels, and will promote 'connection with local communities' as part of its new Village Green campaign. Each celebrity ambassador has co-created a series of fitness, business and food and drink programmes with the chain, celebrating the opening of its 30th UK hotel this week, and Great British Bake Off star Brown commented 'This partnership will give me the chance to work with young people all over the UK and hopefully instil some of the same passion that I have for this industry'.
British supermodel Naomi Campbell has signed to Models 1 for representation, where Richard Habberley handles all enquiries. Campbell, who's appeared in campaigns for major fashion brands including Chanel, Burberry and Dolce & Gabbana, recently launched her eponymous YouTube channel and landed her first beauty campaign with NARS Cosmetics.
American drag queen Alyssa Edwards has collaborated with Anastasia Beverly Hills to create an eyeshadow palette which is 'bold, full of history, personality, and a streak of individualism'. The RuPaul's Drag Race star took to social media to tease the campaign, posting 'LARGER Than LIFE is just the right size (insert Tongue Pop)! She Has Arrived LOCKED & LOADED...It’s SHOWTYME Folks '#ABHxAlyssaEdwards.
Simon Cowell has been announced as an ambassador for the London Music Fund, teaming up with his partner Lauren Silverman to help young musicians 'discover their potential'. Cowell's record label Syco Entertainment will help Sadiq Khan’s scheme continue to support children from low income families across London with 'access to music lessons, ensembles and mentors', and the Mayor of London commented 'I have no doubt that the support of Simon Cowell and Lauren Silverman will ensure the London Music Fund is able to help even more young people get access to music and discover their potential'.
Sam Adewunmi, a UK-based actor, began his TV career in 2014, making a cameo appearance in The Missing, before starring in Doctor Who and Prime Suspect 1973, and securing a recurring role in CBBC’s interactive mystery web-series Dixi. In 2017, he also landed a role in Ronnie Thompson’s thriller blockbuster The Hatton Garden Job, starring alongside Matthew Goode and Joely Richardson. This year, Adeweunmi, who signed to United Talent Agency in February, is set to star in films including Shola Amoo’s The Last Tree, as well as Agustí Villaronga’s Born A King, opposite Ed Skrein and Laurence Fox.
US fashion designer Heron Preston has teamed up with Levi's, reinterpreting the iconic 501 design with his 'streetwear approach', in celebration of the original blue jean's 146th anniversary this month. Hailey Bieber co-stars in the campaign for the limited edition collection, and Preston commented 'You can see the strength of the 501 jean - how absolutely iconic it is in its design when, after we chopped it up, coloured it, and twisted it, it’s still unmistakably the 501 jean'.
Ashley Graham co-stars with her sister in Swimsuits For All's latest campaign, showcasing her summer 2019 capsule collection with the size-inclusive swimwear brand. Graham said 'Despite our six-year age difference and busy lifestyles, my little sister and I have always been strong presences in each other's lives... Abigail has always been my rock, and I was honoured to have her by my side during this photoshoot. Plus, she's a new mom and has never looked hotter in a swimsuit'.
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