As we already told you in a previous article, Netflix had to issue an apology after critics accused the network of promoting pedophilia. The movie Cuties features an eleven year old girl who finds success in twerking after joining a dance crew and contains images of a sexual nature with underage girls.
Now, a grand jury in Texas has indicted the network over the Cuties movie. As per the September 23 indictment, Netflix is accused of, but let us quote:
“knowingly promote visual material which depicts the lewd exhibition of the genitals or pubic area of a clothed or partially clothed child who was younger than 18 years of age at the time the visual material was created, which appeals to the prurient interest in sex, and has no serious, literary, artistic, political, or scientific value.”
These are serious charges, coming from Tyler County, Texas, against the company led by Reed Hastings and Ted Sarandos. The streaming giant is holding its ground apparently, and a spokesperson for Netflix was quoted as saying that:
“Cuties is a social commentary against the sexualization of young children. This charge is without merit and we stand by the film.”
Netflix CEOs Sarandos and Hastings were served a summons on October 1, and if found guilty, they will have to serve time in a Texas jail. According to Netflix executives, Cuties is a movie that underscores how quickly young girls today can easily sexualize themselves thanks to peer pressure and social media. However, the film depicts a strong visual message condemning this reality, and the problem is that it does this by sexualizing actual 11 year old’s.
People at Netflix keep acting like these child actors aren’t human. They see them as paper dolls that aren’t affected by this. You don’t inflict trauma to say trauma is bad. And the classic act of pedophiles is to show their victims video and pictures of other children performing these acts and confusing their victims into thinking this is normal and good.
Providing pedophiles fresh grooming material should be obviously bad to anyone, even for Netflix execs. Heartbreaking to see our younger generations being exploited, groomed and exposed all in the name of freedom and liberation.. utterly disgusted that the world refuses to hold Netflix to account effectively.