Kim Kardashian, of Keeping up with the Kardashians, next big move is to guest star on the Indian reality show Bigg Boss.
The show is similar in format to America’s Big Brother, and follows models and actors that are locked in a home together for 90 days without phone or internet access.
According to The Telegraph, over 150 million viewers tuned in to watch Bigg Boss ‘ seventh season last year, making it the most viewed reality show in India. Despite last year’s success, the ratings seem to be falling, and they are hoping by having Kim come on as a guest star, the ratings will start increasing again.
On Sunday, after the appearance was announced, Kim issued a statement in Hindi which translates to, “Hello India… I, Kim Kardashian, am coming to India… in Bigg Boss’s house.”
The statement added that Kim, who will be visiting India for the first time, will be making an appearance on Saturday to interact with the contestants.
Kardashian is not the first person to make a guest appearance on the show. Previously, wrestler Khali, actress Pamela Anderson, and Australian cricketer Andrew Symonds made guest appearances.
Kardashian also made headlines last week after her photos from a photo shoot with Paper magazine were revealed.
“For our winter issue, we gave ourselves one assignment: Break The Internet,” Paper magazine said. There is no other person that we can think of who is up to the task than one Kim Kardashian West. A pop culture fascination able to generate headlines just by leaving her house, Kim is what makes the web tick.”