Los Angeles, CA, March 26, 2012 E! News takes a close look at bullying with a five-part series featuring one-on-one interviews with celebrities affected by bullying and red carpet coverage from the premiere of the highly-anticipated documentary, "Bully." The week long series begins tonight, March 26 and will address this world-wide issue that affects people of all ages.
During the week, E! News will air intimate and personal interviews with a number of celebrities talking about their own experiences with bullying. Plus, E! News' Giuliana Rancic and Jason Kennedy will bring coverage of the red carpet from the highly-anticipated Los Angeles premiere of "Bully," the documentary film that follows five kids and families over the course of a school year. This film has garnered much media attention for its R rating and Hollywood has come out in droves to help Katie Butler get that changed.
Additional highlights from this week's coverage include:
-David Burtka sits down with Elton John in a brand new one-on-one interview to discuss the anti-bullying campaign, his actions to help stop bullying, and his own experiences throughout childhood and adulthood.
- Actress Nicole Sullivan discusses her touching adolescent experiences and how she was able to intervene as a classmate was bullied.
- David Burtka takes E! News viewers south to Jackson, MS, hometown of Cat Cora. Cat made television history on "Iron Chef America" as the first female Iron Chef, and now Cat will take David back to the town she grew up in , the high school where she was bullied as a student, , and to the YMCA where in her former job as a lifeguard she fell in love for the first time.
- We'll speak with Katie Butler, the brave high school student who inititated the online petition to have "Bully"'s R-rating changed to PG-13 so young people can view it. Thanks to Katie's proactivity, numerous celebrities are flocking to extend their support.