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Viewers Call To Cancel Netflix After Controversial ‘Cuties’ Premiere

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Backlash against the French film “Cuties” continues to escalate, with objectors now demanding Netflix be canceled in response to the movie’s perceived sexualization of children.

“Unbelievable that they released ‘Cuties’. So child porn is ok now Netflix? Raise your hand if you agree this is disgusting,” wrote one Twitter user, using the hashtag #CancelNetflix.

The Twitter campaign against the streaming giant follows its release in August of a heavily criticized trailer and poster for the flick. The online outrage continues despite Netflix releasing a statement saying “we’re deeply sorry for the inappropriate artwork that we used” to promote the film.

“Netflix is comfortable with this. Plenty of people will defend it. This is where our culture is at,” tweeted one critic Wednesday alongside a clip from the film.

Many are accusing Netflix of angling promotional materials to be about the cast’s sexuality more than the movie’s actual plot.

“Eleven-year-old Amy starts to rebel against her conservative family’s traditions when she becomes