When ‘it’ girl Kiki Lewis got the job as host of the Digicel Rising Stars Chill Room – the place where specially invited artistes and the contestants hang out each week on the popular talent hunt – it was a match made in heaven.Well, two seasons and one tell-all documentary later, Kiki has been given the boot.
The cutesy, media darling will not be chilling with the stars this season, according to reports.
Although the producers have not given any official statement, the general opinion of John Public is that Kiki’s documentary in which she candidly speaks about spending time in prison overseas on drugs trafficking charges, played a major role in their decision.
It is expected that the Chill Room will remain, but a new host is definitely in the making.
The documentary, Our Very Own: Locked Up Abroad, produced by Advanced Media Productions, explores drug trafficking in Jamaica and shows Kiki as a misguided 18-year-old who made a bad choice.
Now an anti-drug trafficking advocate, Kiki is quoted as saying that she “shared private details of her past in an effort to deter the youth from making the same mistakes” that she made