Vybz Kartel Is Getting His Own TV Dating Show


Ladies who'd like to date talented and enormously popular dancehall singer Vybz Kartel can now apply to appear on Teacha's Pet, his new reality TV dating show. Ten women from Jamaica and ten more from abroad will be selected to live together in a mansion in the Uptown area of Kingston and simulate The Bachelor compete for the affection of Kartel, a wealthy man with braces. Casting ends August 5th—real name and pictures are required, videos optional. The show's promotional trailer is watermarked with the logo of Lime TV, a digital broadcasting service that's exclusive to mobile phones.

Kartel's been preparing his third-person, on-camera persona all summer, creating a series of diary videos for a series called Vybz Kartel Speaks His Mind. In Volume 4, he promises any would-be lovers that he's "AIDS free, HIV Free, but definitely not hater free."

Vybz Kartel Is Getting His Own TV Dating Show