Three celebrity Comic Relief films criticized as 'poverty porn'

Three films, one by Ed Sheeran, were called out by the Radi-Aid awards as "most offensive" attempt to raise funds.

Ed Sheeran, Tom Hardy and Eddie Redmayne are up for the "most offensive" campaigns of 2017 for the Radi-Aid awards, an…

The three films are said to be reinforcing the "white savior" stereotypes for films they appeared in, calling it out as ìpoverty pornî. They were made for the Comic Relief and the Disasters Emergencies Committee, aimed to raise cash for 13 major UK aid groups.

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