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Twitter hates new CBS competition series ‘The Activist’

A actuality present starring celebrities? Now, the place have we heard that earlier than?

CBS’ latest competition actuality series, “The Activist,” is already getting a variety of heated backlash on social media earlier than it has even premiered.

According to Deadline, “‘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.”

Usher, Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Julianne Hough are set to co-host the Global Citizen-produced series.

Activists will compete in challenges to advertise their causes and their success have to be measured utilizing social media engagement and hosts’ judgment. There might be three groups whose important objective is to create efficient actions that “amplify their message, drive action and advance them to the G20 Summit in Rome, Italy,” based on Deadline.

At the summit, they are going to converse with world leaders to assist them securing funding and consciousness for his or her causes.

The present’s premise has precipitated an enormous quantity of fiery trolling on Twitter from customers bashing the series. Actress Jameela Jamil wrote, “Couldn’t they just give the money it’s going to take to pay this UNBELIEVABLY expensive talent and make this show, directly to activist causes? Rather than turning activism into a game and then giving a fraction of the much needed money away in a ‘prize…?’ People are dying.”

“I go on the activist reality show and do this and everyone including the judges are screaming and crying,” a consumer wrote, alongside a meme of Kendall Jenner from her ill-fated Pepsi industrial.

Another user added, “1. Why the hell are they judging this 2. Why the hell is there a TV show that turns activist into a competition when the whole *essense* of activism is solidarity and community. This is the absolute worst.”

“This is truly horrific, lol. A reality competition show on who can be the next Insta-activist? It’s performative at best, and kinda makes light of the hard work a lot of grassroots [organizations] do on the ground, on a daily basis. Gross,” one said.

“Ooooh I can’t wait for the cat fighting and activist vs activist shade! And the reunion show? Somebody is going to get served!” one fan joked.

“The Activist” will premiere over the course of 5 weeks on CBS beginning Friday, Oct. 22 at 8 PM.