Celebs For Sale: The Great Charity Scandal
Dispatches reporter Antony Barnett goes undercover to reveal how some of the most famous people in the world are profiting from the work they do for charity.
Dispatches investigates celebrities charging huge fees to support charities. Reporter Antony Barnett sets up a fake charity and goes undercover to reveal how some of the most famous people in the world are profiting from the work they do for charity, charging tens of
thousands of pounds for a single post on social media and appearing at events.
Dispatches meets reality TV star, Caitlyn Jenner, who charges our fake charity £19,500 for a half hour photo shoot and a single post on social media.
National treasure Harry Redknapp’s agent insists he’s paid £20,000 upfront for his picture being taken for just one Instagram post.
Dispatches finds Prime Ministers father, Stanley Johnson, is willing to be paid large sums to support the fake charity.
In a specially commissioned poll, Dispatches found that 80% of the public think that celebrities should never be paid for charity work, and 90% said charities should always make it clear when they are paying a celebrity.’
Reporter: Antony Barnett
Producer Directors: Richard Cookson and Esella Hawkey
Executive Producers: David Henshaw and Jo Potts