I'd be too mean if I were a judge: Bryanboy on ANTM

I'd be too mean if I were a judge: Bryanboy on ANTM
Filipino blogger Bryanboy (far right) shares the spotlight with America’s Next Top Model judges Tyra Banks and stylist Johnny Wujek.

No judging? No problem. Passing comments on anything and everything fashion- related comes as second nature for renowned Filipino fashion power blogger Bryanboy.

But he's relieved to be the only non-judge on the panel of experts for the long-running reality TV modelling series America's Next Top Model (ANTM).

Last year, he was added to the line-up for the show's 19th season as its "social media correspondent" alongside the three judges, host-creator-supermodel Tyra Banks, male model Rob Evans and fashion publicist Kelly Cutrone.

He represented the viewers and fans, who became the "fourth judge" as their online votes are added to contestants' final scores that determined who would be eliminated weekly.

And he reprises that role for ANTM's 20th season, which premieres over Star World (StarHub Ch 501/ SingTel mio TV Ch 301) tonight at 9.40pm.

It features a guys versus girls twist - the first time male models are thrown into the mix for the competition.

But surely the Internet celebrity must secretly wish he could dole out some tough love too?

"If I was a judge, I'd be too mean! My personal comments will not be very good! I left Kelly to be the bad person," Bryanboy, whose real name is Bryan Grey Yambao, joked over the phone.

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