Two Republican Congressmen on Monday called on the Department of Justice (DOJ) to bring legal action against Netflix for releasing the film “Cuties.”
Colorado Republican Rep. Ken Buck and Arizona Republican Rep. Andy Biggs sent a letter to the DOJ, demanding answers for the possible exploitation of children and saying those involved with the production of the film should be investigated.
“We write expressing our concerns regarding the potential exploitation of children in Netflix’s recently released film, Cuties. We join our Congressional colleagues in urging the Department of Justice (DOJ) to open an investigation to ensure the film and its production uphold federal laws protecting children from exploitation,” Buck and Biggs’ letter reads.
The film centers around Amy, 11, joining other young underage female dancers in a group “named ‘the cuties’ at school, and rapidly grows aware of her burgeoning femininity – upsetting her mother and her values in the process,” according to the film’s description on IMDB.
“Throughout the film, young girls engage in sexually provocative dances, and the film includes at least one scene where a young girl is partially nude. Not only does this raise alarms that these girls may have been exploited in