The Idol and The Idol

Posted by Lainey on "\/Date(1685121477743)\/"

I’m sure by now you’ve heard about or read about the reaction to The Idol in Cannes. Most critics are tearing it apart after getting a look at what was reported a few months ago in Rolling Stone – that the show is sleazy, has been described as “torture porn”, that it was chaos behind the scenes during production. I have now screened the first two episodes of the show, which premieres on HBO Max and on Crave in Canada on June 4th, because I was assigned to the junket earlier this week. We can do a deeper dive on the story when you’ve had a chance to see it so just a quick note now with my first impression.   ...Full Story