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Published on January 5th, 2019 | by Dr. Jerry Doby


BET Networks Announces First-ever Original Reality Digital Series “Wig Out” Starring Celebrity Hairstylist Cliff Vmir

Cliff Vmir stars in BET’s New Digital Series “Wig Out” Photo Credit: Nathan Pearcy @npearcypics

Cliff Vmir stars in BET’s New Digital Series “Wig Out” (Photo Credit: Nathan Pearcy @npearcypics)

BET Networks announces the premiere of its original digital series “WIG OUT” starring celebrity hairstylist Cliff Vmir. The eight-episode series follows Cliff and his crew in Atlanta, the “Hair Capital,” as he’s hungrier than ever to continue to take his “Hair Empire” to the next level. From re-launching his famous “hair tours,” to opening a brick and mortar home base for Cliff in Atlanta to expanding his brand, Cliff has gained a new perspective and is feeling the pressure to make some needed changes in his life. All the while, Cliff is secretly planning his entrance into the rap game and all is at stake. As Cliff struggles with personal issues along the way, he also realizes he’s made some amazing connections that will help him rise to the top of hair and rap royalty, but how easy will it be for him to break in? Tune in to the premiere episode of “WIG OUT” Sunday, January 13 across all BET Digital platforms.

Tammy Rivera, Marlo Hampton, Lil Mo, Shekinah and more to make cameo appearances during the series.

“WIG OUT” is Executive Produced by Kristin Shae Pisarcik for Minted Media, and Matthew C. Mills and Chris Vivion for Spacestation. Marni Rothman Ellis Directed, also for Spacestation. Producers include Cliff “Vmir” Watson, Eboyné Jackson, and Monique Jackson.

About Cliff Vmir

From practicing on Barbie dolls to owning a highly lucrative business, 21-year-old prodigy celebrity hairstylist, Cliff Vmir, is already well on his way to the hair hall of fame. After launching his hair empire at the age of 16, this young hair mogul went on to achieve great success in the world of beauty, and now, the youngest in charge is coming for the number one spot in hip hop.

Vmir, of Atlanta, whose clients include: Cardi B., Joseline Hernandez, Trina, Spice Official, Lil’ Mo, Marlo Hampton, and more, remembers having a love of hair styling from the age of two. When he was 14, after coming home from school, he practiced his hair techniques on his little sister and others in his family. The budding entrepreneur entered cosmetology school and learned the basics of relaxers and colors with his mother’s blessing.

And the rest is history. At age 19, he made his first million, and once, he made $23,000 from a two-day hair sale. And now? Vmir owns a best-selling product line that smooths edges, and a luxury virgin hair line, Hym Hair. And his brand has grown to include eight products, including various textures of Brazilian hair, frontals and closures. Music is next on his list, and reality TV.

For more information on “WIG OUT” go to and follow the series on BET’s social platforms @BET using the hashtag #WigOut.

Editorial Note: We knew more big things were coming for the multi-gifted Cliff Vmir when we spoke with the boy-boss this past November about his recent foray into the music game. He talked to us about stepping from behind the chair onto center stage with his music and what that means for him in the grand scheme! In case you missed it listen in below:

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