Social media users accuse CBS' new show "The Activist" of trivialising urgent universal causes when in many countries, activists are being jailed or otherwise repressed.
How torture in police custody recently caused two deaths and triggered a strong movement against the heavyhandedness of Indian police.
Several movie actors labelled "hypocrites", including Priyanka Chopra, Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, Deepika Padukone, and Disha Patani, for their anti-racism social media posts while having featured in ads for skin fairness products.
Organised by Bollywood directors Karan Johar and Zoya Akhtar, the show will be live-streamed by Facebook and pay tribute to workers fighting the pandemic.
The multi-day festivities — dubbed India's "wedding of the year" — continue on Sunday with a Hindu ceremony for the US singer Nick Jonas and "Quantico" actor Priyanka Chopra .
It's fashion's biggest night out and one of the most anticipated events for stars, young artists, musicians and singers. The charity ball is held annually at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art on the first Monday in May.
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