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Vogue Williams to return with Wild Girls as second series commissioned by RTE

Eimear Rabbitt

Published 20/01/2016 | 07:44

Model moment: Vogue Williams in a scene from RTE 2 documentary 'Wild Girls'
Model moment: Vogue Williams in a scene from RTE 2 documentary 'Wild Girls'

Vogue Williams will be back on Irish TV screens later this year after her three-part documentary series was re-commissioned.

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The model turned presenter will return to RTE2 in the autumn with a new stand alone 'pop doc' series Wild Girls, the Herald can confirm.

The 29-year-old first began working on documentaries for RTE as part of the Reality Bites series, before getting her own three-part series last year. It was widely praised by critics.

Wild Girls saw the Howth native traveling to the States to interview female offenders in one episode, becoming a sparring partner for a female MMA fighter in another, as well as attending a swingers party and a sex club for the final instalment of the series.

Vogue in RTE 2's Vogue's Wild Girls
Vogue in RTE 2's Vogue's Wild Girls

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In the next series, Vogue will tackle new subjects, with one episode on addiction already in the pipeline.

The series is the brainchild of Waka Productions and Dublin-based producer and director Warren Meyler.

"We are doing another series with Vogue," Warren told the Herald.

"It will be a stand-alone series and will have different themes - one will be on addiction, but we are still working on the others.

"Vogue's series has done really well and she's a really good 'pop doc' presenter, so RTE are really happy with her."

It's good news for London-based Vogue after she recently admitted that she has lost her direction in life after her split from ex-Westlife star Brian McFadden last summer following three years of marriage.

The former Fade Street star was also the victim of a mugging while out walking in London last week and had her phone stolen during the incident.

Herald

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