The newly released “Cuties” was the fourth most watched movie on Netflix in the United States as of Tuesday evening.
“Pets United” was the number one movie in the country, “The Social Dilemma” was number two, “The Babysitter Killer Queen” was number three, and “Cuties” ranked number four, ahead of “How To Train Your Dragon 2” at number five, as of 5 P.M. Tuesday evening. (RELATED: ‘Child Porn’: Tulsi Gabbard Says She Canceled Her Netflix Account Over ‘Cuties’)
Netflix did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
“Cuties” was also the seventh most watched item on Netflix as of 5 P.M. Tuesday evening. (RELATED: We Watched Netflix’s ‘Cuties’ So You Don’t Have To)
The film sparked intense debate on social media over its depictions of little girls and suggestive dancing. Director Maïmouna Doucouré said in an interview with Deadline that she hoped “Cuties” would “make a big change in this world that hypersexualizes children.”
“I really put my heart into this film,” Doucouré told Deadline. “It’s actually my personal story as well as the story of many children who have