Cuties has created quite a controversy for Netflix, the upcoming French drama is getting backlash for its official poster that was shared by Netflix along with its trailer, the show seems to be showing teenagers in a sexualizing manner.
So, without wasting any time let us get into all the details about the controversy revolving around Cuties.
CONTROVERSY REVOLVING AROUND NETFLIX’S CUTIES
As we mentioned earlier the poster of the French drama is supposedly promoting and sexualizing teens, the story of the show revolves around an 11-year-old girl who joins a dance group the makers have already come forward to say that the show tackles the issue of sexualization of young girls.
However, that being said still had people going gaga over the poster which is now removed by Netflix, Netflix in a recent tweet also apologized to all their customers about the inappropriate poster for the film.
Here is what they said in the tweet.
We're deeply sorry for the inappropriate artwork that we used for Mignonnes/Cuties. It was not OK, nor was it representative of this French film which won an award at Sundance. We’ve now updated the pictures and description.
— Netflix (@netflix) August 20, 2020
No doubt the poster offended alot of people and with no time wasted they started a petition called “sexualizes an 11-year-old for the viewing pleasure of pedophiles” which gained about 25,000 signatures in less than 24 hours this definitely shows that people have been hurt.
Director Maimouna Doucouré has come forward to explain the logic behind the movie, she said that Cuties is a story that aims to help young girls to show how social media makes them mimic sexual trends without them being fully aware of it.
Here is the official trailer for Cuties for all the fans who might want to check it out!
She has come up with a great view on the film and we all are waiting for the movie to get a release, that is all for today we will keep our fans updated on the latest news about Cuties until then continue reading with us!