The format of Priyanka Chopra’s reality show, The Activist, has been changed to a documentary. The decision was made after the show was called out for trivialising activism.
The format of Priyanka Chopra’s The Activist has been changed.
Priyanka Chopra’s upcoming reality show, The Activist, will now be a one-time documentary. The makers decided to change the format after massive backlash on social media. People criticised the format of The Activist for pitting activists against each other while they promote their charitable causes. Priyanka was set to co-host the show with Usher and Julianne Hough.
WHAT IS THE NEW FORMAT OF THE ACTIVIST?
The Activist has been drawing flak on various social media platforms for “monetization, commodification and trivialisation” of activism. Following the backlash, the makers have decided to change the format to a one-time documentary.
Produced by CBS and Global Citizen, the makers of The Activist released a statement on September 15 to announce…