Duffy Wants Netflix to Only Have Shows and Movies She Personally Approves Of

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I have a lot of empathy for singer Duffy after hearing her heartbreaking story of being kidnapped and raped. Just gut-wrenching, horrifying stuff no human should have to go through. But that doesn’t mean she can get away with saying some of the dumbest s**t I’ve ever heard with no pushback.

Duffy is demanding Netflix remove the film 365 Days, which was in their top ten most-watched programs this week, because she doesn’t like it. Her open letter to Reed Hastings was published by Deadline and it is a doozy, I would describe it as firmly in the genre of “Terry Rakolta but woke.”

‘365 Days’ glamorizes the brutal reality of sex trafficking, kidnapping and rape. This should not be anyone’s idea of entertainment, nor should it be described as such, or be commercialized in this manner.

You’re certainly entitled to your opinion because it was obviously very popular. It doesn’t appear to actually be good but it is sexy and that’s enough to launch it to the top of the world’s most popular streaming service.

It grieves me that Netflix provides a platform for such ‘cinema’, that eroticises kidnapping and distorts sexual violence and trafficking as a “sexy” movie. I just can’t imagine how Netflix could overlook how careless, insensitive, and dangerous this is. It has even prompted some young women, recently, to jovially ask Michele Morrone, the lead actor in the film, to kidnap them.

We all know Netflix would not host material glamorizing pedophilia, racism, homophobia, genocide, or any other crimes against humanity. The world would rightly rise up and scream. Tragically, victims of trafficking and kidnapping are unseen, and yet in ‘365 Days’ their suffering is made into a “erotic drama”, as described by Netflix.

I don’t want to belabor this point too much, because she just goes on and on with the whole “I don’t like this so it shouldn’t exist” thing. Free speech is more important than people watching a movie you don’t like. It’s good that there are movies that shock and offend you and removing this movie opens the door for removing an actual good movie that people have similar complaints about.

Besides, I’m pretty sure that 365 Days doesn’t have anyone in blackface, so I doubt it’s going anywhere.

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