Mona-Scott Young is looking to add a reality show for black greek letter organizations to her resume, but the Divine nine is not having it.
The creator of the Love and Hip Hop franchise was looking to launch a reality show called Sorority Sisters that followed members of Alpha Kappa Alpha, Delta Sigma Theta, Zeta Phi Beta and Sigma Gamma Rho. After the trailer was released for the show last week, members of these sororities united to attain signatures for a petition to make sure the show does not see the light of day.
On the MoveOn.org page, creator Reynoir Lewis posted: “Stop the spread of ignorance and stereotyping of our beloved Black Greek letter organizations. Our founders amongst EVERY organization worked extremely hard to allow us to unite and flourish not only on college campuses, but as a people well beyond our college days, and Mona Scott-Young now threatens to demolish those aims and goals we all abide by.”
The petition has not fallen on deaf ears. So far, it has gained 6,000 signatures which is very close to the goal of 7,500. Scott-Young’s camp has not responded to the backlash as of yet but the trailer has been removed from online streaming services. No word on whether the show will still be scheduled to hit the airwaves or not.
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