A&E Responded To Backlash By Renaming Their Generation KKK Docuseries… Only To Cancel It Completely A Day Later!
There's no grey area here… it's officially over!
While A&E is currently on a ratings high thanks to Leah Remini's Scientology and the Aftermath, lightning isn't about to strike twice for the Arts & Entertainment Network.
That's because their new reality show Generation KKK has been cancelled less than a week after it was announced last Monday!
While the eight-part docuseries was originally supposed to premiere this January, the network decided to rename the reality show Escaping the KKK: A Documentary Series Exposing Hate in America on Friday due to negative reactions from fans and celebs like Ellen Pompeo!
However, that questionable change clearly wasn't enough to erase the bad press… because they cancelled it completely just a day later!
Apparently, despite initially claiming Klan members were not paid for their participation, the network's statement announcing the cancellation shows that was not actually the case: