Facebook Is Prepared To Offer Cristiano Ronaldo A Ton Of Money For A 13-Episode Reality Show
Facebook is looking for a massive international star to get the burgeoning entertainment aspect of the social media platform off the ground. The social network has their sights on the supremely popular Cristiano Ronaldo. Facebook is extremely serious about featuring the superstar soccer in a new reality TV show and are willing to offer Ronaldo a ton of money to do so.
Facebook wants to broadcast a 13-episode reality series about the life of Cristiano Ronaldo and will pay him $10 million for one season. The reality show will document the everyday life of the 33-year-old footballer from Portugal. The show is said to have a similar format as other celebrity reality shows such as The Osbournes and Keeping Up with the Kardashians. Ronaldo is massively popular around the world and has over 120 million Facebook followers, providing an instant audience for a new TV show.
According to Variety, the series would be produced by the Religion of Sports team that includes Tom Brady, Gotham Chopra, and Michael Strahan. The startup produces docuseries that examine how sports affect culture and regions around the world.