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TELEVISION - Michelle Obama's Hairstylist Inks TV Deal

I wonder if Barack's barber will get a similar look...

Take advantage man... take advantage... strike while the iron is hot!

Michelle Obama's hairstylist has landed a development deal to star in a reality show.

Former Chicagoan Johnny Wright has styled the first lady's coif for the Democratic National Convention, her upcoming appearance on the cover of Vogue magazine and other occasions. He has signed a deal with 44 Blue, which produces such reality shows as Style Network's "Split Ends" and A&E's "L.A. Gang Unit."

44 Blue executive vp Stephanie Drachkovitch said she discovered Wright while searching for a reality host.

"There aren't many people of color doing makeover and beauty," she said. "We figured there's got to be somebody out there with a mainstream clientele, but brings a different point of view."

Enter Wright, who moved to Los Angeles recently and also has worked on Vivica A. Fox, Rebecca Gayheart, Lauren London and Candace Bushnell, among others. Drachkovitch said she was impressed with the hairstylist's personality before she knew his Obama connection.
Rock on. Although, I can't be bothered with reality TV shows much. There are far too many of them now; cheap to make, high returns - and if the formula works, then one shouldn't be surprised when its replicated repeatedly.



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