Would you actually watch a game show where multi billionaires like Elon Musk have to live a couple of months on one of their lowest paid workers paycheck and resources?

Would you actually watch a game show where multi billionaires like Elon Musk have to live a couple of months on one of their lowest paid workers paycheck and resources?

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  1. No. Being poor with a massive safety net is nothing like being poor. With a safety net you can take all kinds of risks that just aren’t feasible when you’re actually poor.

    Now if the billionaire actually had to risk all of their wealth, *that* could be interesting…

  2. No. This would not be compelling TV. The problem is the billionaire would always know he still be a billionaire at the end of the season. Ultimately the person learns nothing nor changes and there’s no drama whatsoever. All of the “alpha” billionaires would do it in an attempt to prove their authenticity, yet it would all be false.

  3. There was an attempt to do something similar with less wealthy people (newly established millionaires, mid tier businessmen etc) on Ukrainian tv, it flopped due to containing no drama and just showing something we all are aware of: they cannot manage to survive for more than two weeks for monthly allowance.

  4. Only if we also create a show where the lowest-paid employee has to work as the CEO for a few months without driving the company into the ground.

    This also involves working all the hours that the CEO works. So if the CEO is waking up at 2am to talk to a business associate in another time zone, the employee must do the same thing.

  5. No. Most billionaires got to turn point by working hard and making right choices and failing along the way. I don’t see why rich people are vilified with what or how they spend their money. Nothing is keeping anyone from being the next Steve Jobs or bill gates or Elon musk.

  6. It will just be a long shot version of “Undercover Boss”, who at the end pays for the middle manager’s mother cancer care treatment but does not do anything to alter the structure of the company so that workers have greater agency to express their concerns.

  7. Wasn’t there something like that already? A show where a billionaire or some business savvy person had three months to make a million starting with only $100 or something.

  8. No those dicks don’t need any more attention. Nor do i care to see them “pretend struggling”. Reminds me of when Tyra Banks threw on a fat suit for a day

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