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Nelson Mandela’s Grandchildren Are Getting a Reality-TV Show

We could leave it at that, no? But we won't! Three of Nelson Mandela's grandchildren, all grown women who grew up in the United States and then moved back to South Africa as adults, will star in a series airing in early 2012. One of the show's producers previously executive produced Dr. 90210, but according to one of the show's stars, it won't be like that: "We are exposing Africa for what it is ... with a new middle class of intellectuals ... contributing to the economy." But here's the real soundbite: "We’re definitely not the African Kardashians.” Guess we'll all have the opportunity to see about that. [Deadline]

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