A South African TV network has decided to go ahead with airing the reality series in which Oscar Pistorius’ girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp features, despite her death this week.
The series, entitled Tropika Island of Treasure, will air as planned on SABC 1, just two days after Steenkamp was killed at Pistorius’ Pretoria home.
The hour-long show is described as a “pure adrenaline-fuelled drama … Whether diving off 22-metre Jamaican cliffs into the ocean, recreating cool runnings or meeting Jamaican celebrities”.
A statement issued on behalf of the show’s creator, Samantha Moon, said:
“As we grieve today with Reeva’s family & friends and struggle to make sense of this shocking tragedy, it has taken much deliberation to come to the decision to continue screening Tropika Island of Treasure 5 as planned.” Continue reading »