From his beginnings in the Bronx, J. Alexander has always been an original. After walking the runway for designers like Jean-Paul Gaultier, he became one of the fashion industry's top runway coaches. Now, most people know him as Miss J, who steals practically every scene he's in on America's Next Top Model. We caught up with him before a signing of his book Follow the Model, and he was just as hilarious and outspoken as you'd expect. For his thoughts on Top Model, on skinny models, and on being a role, um, model, keep reading.
From his beginnings in the Bronx, J.