Netflix Viewers Call For Boycott After ‘Cuties’ Movie Shows 11-Year-Olds Twerking & Dancing Sexually
Viewers are calling to #CancelNetflix after French Film “Cuties” was released on the app, showing 11-year-old dancers twerking and dancing seductively.
Inside the app, Netflix, describes the film as:
“Eleven-year-old Amy starts to rebel against her conservative family’s traditions when she becomes fascinated with a free-spirited dance crew.”
There’s also a warning for Sex and nudity, and a trigger warning for the content as well.
The streaming service previously faced backlash for the original artwork used the film. Netflix previously a statement and apologized.
“We’re deeply sorry for the inappropriate artwork that we used for ‘Cuties.’ It was not OK, nor was it representative of this French film, which premiered at Sundance. We’ve now updated the pictures and description.”
Filmmaker Maïmouna Doucouré said that she’s even received death threats over the film following a raunchy clip from the movie circulating online.
Netflix is comfortable with this. Plenty of people will defend it. This is where our culture is at. pic.twitter.com/UlqEmXALmd
— Mary Margaret Olohan (@MaryMargOlohan) September 10, 2020
As outrage about the movie grew, users have canceled their Netflix subscription by the dozens.
Here is the trailer to the movie:
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