After two days of harsh criticism for the sexualization of minors and “normalization of pedophilia” in direction of the controversial movie ‘Cuties’ (‘Guapis’ in Spain), simply launched on Netflix, the platform has damaged its silence this Thursday to defend the tape , which he described as “a social remark towards the sexualization of younger youngsters.”
“It is an award-winning movie and a strong story in regards to the strain ladies face on social media and from society generally as they develop up, and we encourage anybody who cares about these vital points to look at the movie,” acknowledged Netflix in a press release to Fox News.
More than 600,000 folks have signed the petition that urges to boycott Netflix, after this Wednesday the platform premiered this French movie that tells the story of an 11-year-old woman who tries to keep away from household issues and discovers ‘twerking’.
Among those that canceled their Netflix subscription for the premiere of “Cuties” is Senator from Wyoming, Bo Biteman. The American politician introduced his choice by means of his Twitter account: “I don’t help youngster exploitation or the try and normalize pedophilia!“.
In social networks, in addition they accused the platform of sexualizing minors, sharing a scene that exhibits the protagonists dancing provocatively for adults, whereas the hashtag #CancelNetflix has change into a pattern on Twitter.
However, whereas the movie obtained numerous criticism, it additionally has its defenders. One of them is the newspaper The New Yorker, who referred to as it “extraordinary” and added that it has change into “the goal of a marketing campaign of the appropriate.” According to the creator of the article, Richard Brody, “some well-known figures of the intense proper” have felt irritated with the movie, a press release that was additionally harshly criticized on the Internet.
RT, Twitter, Out of Focus, The New Yorker.