BY Julie Bolcer

January 27 2010 10:10 AM ET

Ronnie Kroell, the gay runner-up in the first season of Bravo’s Make Me a Supermodel, reportedly wants to pose naked and show it all for Playgirl.

According to, sources say that Kroell and Playgirl are in negotiations, but the 26-year-old Kroell could not be reached to confirm the information.

Kroell, a Chicago native, now lives in New York and spends his time as a model and student. During the Bravo series, he grew popular because he made charitable contributions and conducted a “bromance” with Ben DiChiara, his straight, married housemate.