Cayman supermodel stars in hit TV show
Those following the career of
Cayman supermodel Selita Ebanks will be interested to know the George Town born
A-lister has signed up for season three of Celebrity Apprentice.
The 27-year-old Victoria Secrets
model told the Caymanian Weekender:
“I am very excited and proud to be representing Cayman… I hope all Cayman will
And her motivation for doing the
series airing 14 March on NBC: “I
did the show to bring awareness to the unsettling statistics of child mortality
in Sierra Leone [West] Africa. The charity I was competing for was Shine on
New York based
Selita, who tries to get over to Grand Cayman when her frenetic schedule
permits, said: “I have recently built a new building at a pre-existing school
that will house over 200 students… I am continuing to work with the organisation
to help rebuild the hospitals of Sierra Leone and help sustain health care for
women and children.
“[According to the 2006 United Nations World Population Prospects report],
Sierra Leone has the highest child
mortality rate. One in four children die before the age of five, and one in 10
women die at child birth due to a lack of medical supplies and doctors.
“I hope that
doing the show will bring these statistics to light and we can gain more
support,” she added.
Selita’s co-contestants, on Donald Trump’s wildly
popular spin off reality show, include former governor of Illinois Rod Blagojevich;
Sharon Osbourne, TV talent pundit and wife of rocker Ozzy Osbourne; Darryl
Strawberry, baseball player; comedian Sinbad; singer/actress Cyndi Lauper; Poison
front man Brett Michaels; actress Holly Robinson Peet and Olympian Michael Johnson.
Asked what other commercial projects
she is currently involved or wrapping up, Selita said: “I just
shot the cover of Ocean Drive, March issue and Maxim magazine, March issue.”