Paley Front Row Series is Part of Paley@Home Presented by Citi
The Paley Center for Media today announced a new selection to its Paley Front Row series: Inside The Secret Life of Lele Pons. The conversation featuring Lele Pons and creative team behind the YouTube Originals series will be available for view on the Paley Center’s YouTube channel on Friday, August 14, at noon EST. Paley Front Row is part of Paley@Home Presented by Citi, a new way to enjoy the behind-the-scenes stories of today’s top shows from the comfort of home.
“Lele Pons is one of the most dynamic names in entertainment today,” said Maureen J. Reidy, the Paley Center’s President & CEO. “We’re thrilled to present this intimate conversation with Lele that will tackle all her personal struggles and many triumphs. This conversation is a perfect edition to our stellar collection of Paley Front Row Presented by Citi programs.”
“I appreciate the Paley Center for inviting my team and me to talk about this life-changing docuseries. The goal of the series was to inspire conversations about mental health, to show the world that there’s power in being vulnerable. The love and support has been overwhelming and I’m excited for everyone to hear more about my journey, the process of creating this series, and what we’ve learned,” said Lele Pons.
In YouTube’s powerful docuseries The Secret Life of Lele Pons, the multihyphenate creator who’s found worldwide success as a singer, comedian, and social media groundbreaker publicly reveals her struggle with mental illnesses including OCD and Tourette’s and their impact on her daily life and career. This extraordinary docuseries is at once heartrending and hopeful, and in recent memory one of the most honest and informative portraits of perseverance in the face of the often debilitating obstacles faced by individuals who struggle with mental illness. Lele Pons will be joined in conversation with the creative team behind this acclaimed YouTube Original including John Shahidi, Executive Producer; Sam Shahidi, Executive Producer; Alicia Zubikowski, Director & Creative Producer; and Lauren Celinski, Unscripted Development Executive for YouTube Originals
Paley Front Row is a series of new, original programming with the stars of current shows discussing their work, offering insights and anecdotes. Discussions can be viewed on the Paley Center’s YouTube channel.
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