LottoStar withdraws as sponsor of Love Island SA on M-Net
LottoStar has withdrawn as the main sponsor of M-Net's reality dating show Love Island South Africa.
Love Island SALottoStar is also the sponsor ofThe Bachelorette South Africa, which is produced by the same production company, Rapid Blue, and broadcast on M-Net (DStv 101).Very serious questions were raised over the lack of diverse casting in the show, while DStv subscribers and TV critics also called out the poor
Love Island SAproduction values – ranging from sound and editing to the music, the voice-over narration, cinematography as well as the uninspiring bungalow vineyard-set dormitory that the show calls a villa.MultiChoice and M-Net didn't respond to specific questions posed about the show's production on Monday, but issued a terse statement saying on Monday evening:"We pride ourselves in reflecting diversity and inclusion for all our shows, including Love Island".
READ MORE | MultiChoice and M-Net haven't made the debut episode ofLove Island SAavailable on its DStv Catch Up service but added Monday night's second episode – also containing mistakes – on Tuesday morning. Read more: Channel24 »
The IOL Sports Show: Penny Heyns says Tatjana Schoenmaker can spoil US party at Olympics
In the second instalment of The IOL Sports Show, host Zaahier Adams speaks to Olympic gold medallist Penny Heyns about the in-form Tatjana Schoenmaker’s chances of a medal at the Tokyo Olympics.
Fuck this shitty type of 'reality tv'. Love it. That's a white only show in the first place. Well-done SA am impressed Well done Dankie Good Thank you...