On the weekly present, slated to premiere someday subsequent month on Facebook Watch, Becky G will invite her favourite artists, celebrities and buddies for “unfiltered” conversations that cowl points related to her technology, the Latino neighborhood and past, in keeping with Facebook.
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Facebook is hoping the brand new present will draft off Becky G’s social footprint: She has 18 million followers on Facebook (in addition to 28.four million on Instagram, 18.7 million on YouTube and three.four million on Twitter).
“Staying connected to mi gente and our cultures is incredibly important to me,” Becky G stated in an announcement. “My new talk show on Facebook Watch will take this engagement to a whole new level — where we’ll discuss the issues that really matter to us and our communities, have great guests and of course, invite everyone to the conversation.”
“Face to Face With Becky G” is the most recent within the social big’s dedication to authentic discuss reveals aimed toward driving neighborhood and dialog in addition to selling various voices on the platform, in keeping with Mina Lefevre, head of growth and programming for Facebook Watch, the corporate’s hub for episodic content material.
“Becky G is a phenomenal multi-hyphenate talent and her strong social activism and honest conversations will resonate strongly with her fans,” Lefevre stated.
Facebook Watch, after initially debuting 4 years in the past with a mixture of scripted and unscripted originals, has since doubled down on daytime-TV-style fare.
The Becky G present joins Facebook Watch’s slate of authentic discuss sequence, which incorporates the Daytime Emmy-winning “Red Table Talk” hosted by Jada Pinkett Smith, her daughter Willow Smith and mom Adrienne “Gammy” Banfield Norris; “Steve on Watch” with Steve Harvey; “Red Table Talk: The Estefans” with Gloria Estefan, her daughter Emily Estefan and niece Lili Estefan; and “Peace of Mind With Taraji” with Taraji P. Henson and Tracie Jade.
Separately, Becky G appeared on at present’s episode of “Red Table Talk: The Estefans” on Facebook Watch, the place she joined Brazilian singer Anitta and the Estefans for “real talk about sex, sexism and love.”
“Face to Face With Becky G” is government produced by Jesse Collins Entertainment and Becky G’s B Yourself Productions. Jesse Collins and Dionne Harmon function government producers for Jesse Collins Entertainment, with Corin Nelson serving as government producer and showrunner. Marc Jordan, Benjamin Tischker and Mecia Hollar additionally government produce.
Becky G (full identify: Rebbeca Marie Gomez) has launched two No. 1 hits on the Billboard Latin Airplay Charts, “Mayores” and “Sin Pijama.” She has toured alongside Katy Perry, Demi Lovato, J Balvin, Fifth Harmony and Jason Derulo and has recorded collabs with Daddy Yankee, Maluma, Anitta, Natti Natasha, Zayn, Bad Bunny, Ozuna, Pitbull and CNCO, amongst others. Becky G’s debut album, “Mala Santa,” was launched in October 2019 and has been licensed 8X Platinum within the U.S., Platinum in Spain and Gold in Mexico. The 24-year-old’s performing credit embody a starring position in Lionsgate’s “Power Rangers” and guest-starring in Fox’s “Empire.”
Born and raised in Inglewood, Calif., Becky G is the granddaughter of Mexican immigrants. She makes use of her platform to talk out in opposition to inequality and lift consciousness on social points, together with in assist of Black Lives Matter and DREAMers.
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