Julianne Hough Addresses 2013 Blackface Controversy in Response to Backlash for The Activist

Julianne Hough Addresses 2013 Blackface Controversy in Response to Backlash for The Activist
Update: In response to fan criticism, Global Citizen, CBS and Live Nation released a statement on Sept. 15 announcing they are removing the competitive element of The Activist and "reimagining the concept" into a primetime documentary special.  "It will showcase the tireless work of six activists and the impact they have advocating for causes they deeply believe in. Each activist will be awarded a cash grant for the organization of their choice, as was planned for the original show," reads the statement, obtained by E! News.  The companies said it "has become apparent" the original format of the show "distracts from the vital work these incredible activists do...
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