July 09, 2009 05:07 PM by Britteny Elrick
After a lengthy legal battle, Project Runwaywill now be airing on Lifetime instead of Bravo and is set to premiere August 20, 2009. Season 6 will take place in Los Angeles and will continue to have the same panel of judges including: Michael Kors, Nina Garcia, Tim Gunn, and host Heidi Klum. Heidi has recently commented that this season will be extra dramatic, especially when it comes to the girls. Keep reading to find out the identities of the new designers…
Although the show boasts a very diverse group of designers this year, Heidi Klum says it’sall about the women thisseason.”The girls are very strong on season six,” Klum said according to the Associated Press. “There’s a lot of crying, there’s fighting going on, there’s a lot of drama going on ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢Â¬” but especially with the girls.”
The new designers are as follows:
Shirin Askari, 25, of Garland, Texas
Louise Black, 32, of Dallas
Ra’Mon-Lawrence Coleman, 31, of Milwaukee
Rodney Epperson, 50, of New York
Ari Fish, 26, of Kansas City, Mo.
Qristyl Frazier, 42, of New York
Gordana Gehlhausen, 45, of San Diego
Mitchell Hall, 26, of Savannah, Ga.
Althea Harper, 25, of New York
Logan Neitzel, 25, of Seattle
Nicolas Putvinksi, 27, of New York
Johnny Sakalis, 30, of Los Angeles
Irina Shabeyeva, 27, of New York
Christopher Straub, 30, of Shakopee, Minn
Malvin Vein, 24, of New York
Carol Hannah Whitfield, 24, of New York
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photo credit: Marion Curtis/ AP