MTV is relaunching 'TRL,' making VMA 'Moonman' gender neutral https://t.co/22MCJDGmxv— billboard (@billboard) July 30, 2017
- MTV president Chris McCarthy revealed that the Video Music Awards’ Moonman trophy now be called the Moon Person in order to be gender-neutral.
- He explains: “Why should it be a man? It could be a man, it could be a woman, it could be transgender, it could be nonconformist.”
- A reality show about gender-nonconforming teens called We Are They is also being developed, he added.
- New TRL (coming Oct.) will have 5 hosts, including rapper DC Young Fly & radio host Erik Zachary. It will run 1 hour a day & increase to 2-3 hours eventually.