I've spent 20 years on both sides of the camera working with the world's most celebrated celebrities and for fashion.....
The Wig, The Bitch & The Meltdown is a satirical look behind the scenes of the fictional reality model competition show Model Muse, and global phenomenon. Seen through the eyes of our moral compass narrator, Pablo Michaels-the heart of the production in the helter-skelter world of Model Muse-we see behind-the-scenes and backstage shenanigans of the fashion/reality TV world. As the "The Fixer,” Pablo is the man everyone turns to in a crisis. Struggling to hold the fledgling production together, he juggles his duties to his “BFF,” the ruthless and vulnerable antihero Keisha Kash, his Supermodel boss and to his soul.
TV personality Jay Manuel, has spent 20 years on both sides of the camera working with the world's most celebrated celebrities as a Fashion Correspondent, Series Regular, Host, Judge, Creative Director and Executive Producer on some of the decade's hottest television shows.
Jay is most well recognized for the energy and dynamism he brought to his roles as Fashion Correspondent for E! Network and as the inspired Creative Director and Producer of the global phenomenon America's Next Top Model.
Parlaying his previous experience to shine as Host and Executive Producer of Canada's Next Top Model, he was invited to cover the glamorous red-carpet world of celebrity fashion and beauty at the Emmys, the SAG Awards, the Grammys, the Golden Globes and the Oscars.
THE WIG, THE BITCH & THE MELTDOWN is Jay’s debut novel.