The The real housewife in DubaiWhich will be aired on Wednesday this week, is already embroiled in controversy
The first trailer of the season posted below has recently been dropped, and many fans of the network are waiting to see the new installment of the franchise, which is set in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
However, 12 different organizations joined the force and issued a statement Andy Cohen And executive of Truly Original Production Company and NBCU Universal (Bravo’s parent company). In a statement, they condemned the series. They are asking Bravo to show publicly that they do not agree with a number of practices and laws between Dubai and the UAE.
“We are deeply concerned about your decision to create and launch the latest version of the Real Housewives series in Dubai,” the letter reads. “Dubai is an absolute monarchy that is part of the dictatorship of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). By setting up the Real Housewives franchise inside Dubai, you are helping the UAE dictator hide the abuse of his male rulers, legitimate homophobia and widespread violence against women. “
As the program continues, organizations want the network to take a number of steps.
First, they are asking executives to “disclose whether the rulers of Dubai and the UAE have financed or financed real housewives in Dubai.” Next on the list: “Run a waiver: declare at the beginning of every real housewife episode in Dubai that you oppose the abuse of the UAE and Dubai dictatorship, homophobia, women’s rights violations and the war in Yemen.”
Also, organizations want the show to donate a portion of their profits to human rights organizations and to teach viewers how they can “stand up for women’s rights and LGBTQ equality.”
The letter then details multiple instances of human rights violations in the county, including domestic violence, kidnappings and “criminalization of LGBTQ people.”
The statement said, “As these examples illustrate, the UAE and Dubai’s dictatorship is a deeply flawed choice for the Real Housewives series. By creating and launching Dubai’s Real Housewives, you risked paying its rulers. The UAE and Dubai to their There is a need for a soft campaign to hide human rights crimes from the world. “
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For now, RHODubaiWhich is the former feature The woman London Star Caroline Stanberry And cast members Nina Ali, Chanel Ayan, Caroline Brooks, Dr. Sara Al Madani, And Lisa Milan (Those who have acted in BET before College Hill) Is set to premiere on Wednesday, June 1, at 9 / 8c in Bravo See RHODubai Trailer below.