Netflix faces indictment in Texas over controversial French movie Cuties
October 7, 2020 2:35:51 pm
Netflix Inc NFLX.O is going through a felony cost in a Texas county for selling lewd visuals of a kid within the French movie Cuties, in line with a press release from Tyler county’s district legal professional’s workplace on Tuesday.
The doc, filed on September 23, stated Netflix promoted materials within the movie that depicts lewd exhibition of the pubic space of a clothed or partially clothed little one who was youthful than 18 years of age which appeals to the prurient curiosity in intercourse.
Netflix didn’t instantly reply to Reuters request for remark.
The plot of Cuties facilities round an 11-year-old Muslim woman who “begins to insurgent towards her conservative household’s traditions when she turns into fascinated with a free-spirited dance crew,” in line with Netflix.
Texas consultant Matt Schaefer tweeted right here an image of the indictment doc and NBC Information reported the matter earlier on Tuesday.
Cuties was beforehand criticised internationally for allegedly sexualizing 11-year-old ladies in its promotional poster. Netflix later apologized for the “inappropriate art work”, saying it was not consultant of the movie.
READ | Defined: Why Netflix needed to pull down posters of French film ‘Cuties’
Final month, Turkey’s broadcasting watchdog stated right here it might order Netflix to dam entry regionally to the movie on grounds that it comprises photographs of kid exploitation.
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