Nelly is seeking a model. Not for himself––for his Apple Bottoms denim line.
His camp revealed this week that the rapper is searching for the Dutch Miss Apple Bottoms 2010, and has received a lot of potentials since their initial announcement.
"Over the past few weeks, we have received an incredible amount of sign-ups from beautiful potential candidates for the search," says a statement from Nelly camp. "After several intense casting days, the expert panel was finally able to reach a decision. The selection of the 15 beautiful was based on their appearance, personality, determination and runway skills."
The 15 finalists for the contest include Anna, Donna, Ebony, Garciana, Larissa, Nio, Priscialla, Roxanne, Saffira, Shakira, Sanne, Shari, Solange, Talien, and en Yeliz.
Over the next three weeks, visitors to the official Dutch site for line will help make the final decision by voting for their favorite.
Each of the 15 finalists has her own profile page, where visitors can find out more about them through their bio, pictures, interests, and even a live chat.
The search for Miss Apple Bottoms 2010 will be held in the best nightclubs from 11 major cities within The Netherlands. The final will take place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands on Jan. 24 at Club Escape during the opening night Amsterdam international Fashion Week.
The winner will earn the chance to become the face of the brand Apple Bottoms for Benelux, win more than 15.000 Euros in prizes and win a high-fashion photo shoot in Paris for an international fashion mag.
Apple Bottoms will host a live stream of all the event on their site. To vote, and for further info, head over to MissAppleBottoms.nl.