The BBC has come under heavy criticism from fans of Elizabeth Taylor, following their announcement of a documentary on the life of the legendary actress, which is set to be produced by Kim Kardashian.
To many, the network is “cheapening legendary starlets” by choosing Kardashian, a media personality and socialite, to produce the documentary.
Kimberly Noel Kardashian is an American media personality, socialite, businesswoman, and actress born on October 21, 1980, in Los Angeles, California, United States.
The billionaire-businesswoman was the last person to interview Elizabeth Taylor before her passing in 2011.
She has always expressed her deep admiration for the late movie star.
In a public statement, Kardashian revealed that Taylor had been her idol and that she was honored to be involved in the production of the documentary.
The documentary, titled “Elizabeth Taylor: Rebel Superstar,” aims to delve into the various aspects of Taylor’s life, including her early fame, acting career, multiple marriages, and her transition into a successful businesswoman, activist, and advocate.
In response to the backlash, Kardashian reaffirmed her admiration for Taylor, emphasizing the late actress’s unapologetic nature.
Defending her involvement in the project, Kim said, “Elizabeth Taylor was unapologetically herself, a fighter.”
Fans are not happy
The decision to have Kim Kardashian produce a documentary about Elizabeth Taylor has sparked nothing but anger from fans and critics alike.
According to many, Kardashian’s involvement may not do justice to the legacy of such an iconic figure in Hollywood history.
Many person questioned the direction and integrity of the documentary, do not be surprised why. Your guess is as good as ours, the choice of a media personality with a controversial public image to lead a project about a revered actress is what fuels this belief.
Despite the criticism, Kim remains committed to honoring Taylor’s legacy through the documentary.
Her personal connection to Taylor and her stated admiration for the late star may provide insight and depth to the project that goes beyond public perception.
As the controversy surrounding the documentary continues to build up, it is evident that Kim Kardashian’s involvement is a no no for many people.
It has also sparked a significant debate about the intersection of celebrity culture and the portrayal of iconic figures in the media.
The outcome of this project will undoubtedly be closely scrutinized by both fans of Elizabeth Taylor and critics of Kardashian’s involvement.