UsMagazine: Chris Brown is ready for his close-up!
The controversial "Turn Up the Music" singer, 23, has landed a modeling contract with Wilhelmina, WWD reported Nov. 15. Joining the agency's artist management division, Brown will work with Wilhelmina in hopes of landing new fashion and beauty endorsements.
"Art and style has always played a significant role in my life -- it's evolved with me throughout my career," Brown said in a statement of his new gig.
"Chris Brown is a . . . multifaceted artist with a unique take on style, and we are excited to translate and extend his brand," Taylor Hendrich, the director of Wilhelmina Men, told WWD of the agency's newest client.
Brown joins the ranks of Wilhelmina's other celebrity clients, including Fergie, Natasha Bedingfield and Keri Hilson.