Usher Trending After Heavy Backlash Over New Reality Show

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Usher Trending After Heavy Backlash Over New Reality Show

Usher is coming under heavy fire for his involvement in a new reality show on CBS, The Activist which sees activists compete for a prize.

September 9, 2021 Usher is coming under heavy fire for his involvement in a new reality show on CBS, The Activist which sees activists compete for a prize. Usher is set to host the upcoming CBS series The Activist alongside Priyanka Chopra Jones, and Julianne Hough. The five-week reality series premieres on October 22 and will see activists go head-to-head advocating for their cause in a series of challenges culminating in a grand finale. A barrage of public criticism followed the official announcement with people accusing CBS of exploiting the current wave of global activismand tarnishing it with the reality TV brush. Deadline reports: The Activist is a competition series that features six inspiring activists teamed with three high-profile public figures working together to bring meaningful change to one of three vitally important world causes: health, education, and environment. Contestants will compete in challenges to promote their individual causes with one ultimate goal: to create impactful movements that amplify their message, drive action, and advance them to the G20 Summit in Rome, Italy. There they get the opportunity to mingle with world leaders and a shot at raising funds and awareness for their cause. The winner is the activist who receives the largest commitment and will be crowned at a finale with some big-name musical performances thrown in. The backlash was swift and so heavy, Usherbecame a trending topic. Check out some of the responses below. Some very interesting points were made.

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