“#CancelNetflix” began trending on social media Thursday as Americans expressed outrage at the streaming service for the release of “Cuties,” a french film depicting young girls scantily dressed and performing provocative dances. Users posted screenshots of their Netflix subscription cancellations, accusing the platform of normalizing pedophilia.
“Cancel your Netflix subscription. Do not support the sexualization of children,” wrote Ian Miles Cheong.
Cancel your Netflix subscription. Do not support the sexualization of children. pic.twitter.com/JIQXRc1GFC
— Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) September 10, 2020
— Tamika Hamilton (@TamikaGHamilton) September 10, 2020
After the movie was released on Netflix Wednesday, clips and graphic descriptions of the content flooded social media, featuring four young girls performing sexual dances for an adult audience, which was presumably choreographed and directed by an adult film crew.
Netflix is comfortable with this. Plenty of people will defend it. This is where our culture is