Spring Break – Joe Francis Style

meetjoevfrancis.com - Spring Break - Joe Francis StyleJoe surprised two hundred unsuspecting Spring Breakers in Puerto Vallarta by inviting them to join him for a spontaneous party at “Girls Gone Wild Island.” The college students were provided with first class transportation to the most exclusive vacation destination in the world. Surfboards, wave runners and speedboats crisscrossed the calm blue oceans as gourmet snacks and drinks were served poolside. Joe posed for photos with dozens of star-struck students, who found him to be a consummate host. “I’ve always wanted to meet Joe Francis,” said an engineering major from ASU. “He’s living every guy’s dream!” A group of girls from USC explored every square inch of the property. “This place is amazing,” they agreed. “No one is going to believe that we were actually here.” At the end of the day, most of the students were reluctant to leave. Said one, “This is something I will remember for the rest of my life.”

Reality Star

meetjoefrancis.com - Reality StarThe cameras captured the action as Joe held a strategy meeting with his staff on the hit HDNet reality TV series “Girls Gone Wild Presents: Search for the Hottest Girl in America,” now in its second season. Joe appears regularly in the series as he consults with the Girls Gone Wild production staff, monitors the search and reviews photos and videos submitted by contest hopefuls. He’s been known to pay a surprise visit to photo shoots for Girls Gone Wild Magazine, where his arrival is invariably cause for excitement and even nervousness on the part of the models. “Joe is full of energy,” says one contestant, a blonde college girl from Washington. “I was really nervous when he showed up but he quickly puts you at ease. He really likes everyone to have fun.” Fans are invited to vote for their favorite girls at GirlsGoneWild.com. The winner will be announced in a special one-hour finale on May 19. “Girls Gone Wild Presents: Search for the Hottest Girl in America” airs Thursday and Saturday on HDNet at 1 a.m. EDT, 10 p.m. PDT.

Lights! Camera! Action!

meetjoefrancis.com - Lights! Camera! Action!Joe took the camera himself in Miami this December to help shoot footage for HDNet’s reality series “Girls Gone Wild Presents: Search for the Hottest Girl in America.” The show is currently in production on its second season, after last year’s 12-episode run became the most popular series on Mark Cuban‘s high-definition TV channel. “Our Search for the Hottest Girl in America generated an enormous response,” Joe says. “Thousands of girls submitted themselves and hundreds of thousands of fans voted for their favorites. This year we’ve launched an even bigger and better search, with more locations, more girls, and more fun for the fans.” Joe met up with the Girls Gone Wild camera crew and magazine staff during an open audition for contestants in Miami. Hundreds of local girls submitted themselves for the contest, out of which over two dozen were invited to the Girls Gone Wild vacation House for test photos. “Miami has some of the most beautiful girls in the world,” Joe says, “So it was a natural location for us to launch our 2011 Search for the Hottest Girl in America.”

All in a Day’s Work

meetjoefrancis.com - All in a Day's WorkJoe visited the Girls Gone Wild Photo Studio on a typically busy day last month to chat with several beautiful young women who were there to shoot for Girls Gone Wild Magazine. The production facility offers of a large array of sets, backdrops, and equipment for photo and video shoots when going on location isn’t practical. During Joe’s recent visit, several contestants in the Search for the Hottest Girl in America took the opportunity to get a souvenir photo with the Girls Gone Wild Creator. They are (from left) Peyton Cummings, Kristin Myers, Amanda Miller and Kelli Reichel. “It’s always fun to have Joe at the photo shoots,” says Girls Gone Wild Magazine editor Leland Zaitz. “His presence really kicks up the energy. The girls are almost always nervous to meet him at first, but Joe puts quickly put them at ease. He’s down to Earth and wants everyone to have fun.”

And The Winner Is…

meetjoefrancis.com - And The Winner Is...On July 29, Joe appeared on HDNet‘s “Girls Gone Wild Presents: Search for the Hottest Girl in America” to officially award the title of Hottest Girl in America to 20-year-old Chelsea Brooke of Louisiana. Chelsea was selected by fan votes from among thousands of contestants who submitted photos and videos to GirlsGoneWild.com “Chelsea is amazing,” Joe said. “She’s beautiful, she’s smart and she’s got a great personality. She’s everything we were looking for to represent the Girls Gone Wild brand.” Chelsea couldn’t wait to tell her friends and family about winning the title. “I want to say thank you to all my friends and the fans who voted for me,” she said. Chelsea has begun a nationwide tour to represent the Girls Gone Wild brand at live events and media appearances. She also appears on the September issue of Girls Gone Wild Magazine. HDNet has already ordered season two of “Girls Gone Wild Presents: Search for the Hottest Girl in America” and the hunt is already underway to find Girls Gone Wild’s 2011 Hottest Girl in America.