Facing backlash, Netflix defends ‘Cuties’ as ‘social commentary’ against sexualizing young girls

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Defended that movie cuties right. It has been a lot of backlash over the sexualized portrayal of Children in that drama, but what they're saying now, according to Netflix, They're saying it's a social commentary against the sexualization of young Children, According to a Netflix spokesperson. It's an award winning film in a powerful story about the pressure young girls face on social media and from society more generally growing up, and we'd encourage anyone who cares about these important issues to West the movie, so a lot of people had issues with it, but hadn't even seen it yet. Every time I would post about girlfriends this weekend, it would be people in my mission saying, Oh, you still watching Netflix? We need to cancel Netflix because it is show called cuties. I'm like you want to cancel the whole God damn subscription service Because one of the one show don't focus on getting the ones I don't focus on getting the one show canceled. Get rid of the whole screaming service. He want to get rid of all of the content like Central Park, 5 13 girlfriends. All of these things you can actually learn from that depict the black experience in a great way. You want to get rid of the whole screaming service because you're against one show gallery did contributed for the New Yorker, Richie Brody wrote of the movie that Netflix did itself a disservice with the misleading marketing And that's why this campaign is against it. And he said the subject of cuties isn't working. It's Children, especially poor and nonwhite Children were deprived of the resource is the education. The emotional support the open family discussion to put sexualized media and pop culture into perspective? And, he says, the story is a girl's outrage at and defiance of a patriarchal order. So you start to it sometime. Yeah, My daughter loved those kind of shows. She loves dance, Mom and you know my daughter competitive. She's a competitive cheerleading, So she watches all of that kind of stuff.

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