More proof DIY is cool: rapper to star in home improvement show

Here’s an excellent reason (we think) why you shouldn’t be put off doing DIY for fear of seeming uncool.

Robert Van Winkle, an exponent of popular music otherwise known as hip-hop star Vanilla Ice, is to star in his very own home improvement series.

The 42-year-old, who hails from Dallas, Texas, will appear in a 10-episode makeover series to be shown on America’s DIY Network.

In it, he is set to showcase the DIY skills he has learned over years of working to master the basics of the discipline. Should be fun…