CrimeOnline’s Nancy Grace is disturbed by the Netflix documentary, “Cuties,” and she’s not the only one. The controversial film that premiered on Netflix last week has caused national outrage and the highest subscriber cancellation rate for the year.
“Cuties” is a French film that centers around a young, impoverished girl, Amy, who joins an adult-style dance troupe to rebel against her family’s Muslim traditions. The dance routines performed by the group, Cuties, involve simulated sex routines carried out by a group of 11-year-old girls.
Cameras zoom in on the children’s private areas during dance performances and in one scene, Amy takes a photo of her private parts and posts the photo on social media, in an attempt to gain popularity.
Maïmouna Doucouré, the filmmaker, argued that the film is for “social commentary” around the dangers that children face regarding sexual exploitation, according to Variety.
“They are sexually exploiting little girls in the name of exposing sex exploitation,” Grace told Fox News.
Grace, the author of the upcoming book, “Don’t be a Victim,” which deals, in part, with keeping children safe, warned that child predators are likely viewing the film right now.
“I guarantee you that every pedophile that can afford Netflix is going straight online like a bat out of hell to watch ‘Cuties’ right now.”
Although the film is currently one of Netflix’s top-viewed films, subscriber cancellation rate to the online streaming site has increased nearly eight times the cancellation rate from the previous month.
Meanwhile, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) issued a statement Tuesday, urging Netflix to remove the film “due to the movie’s disturbing sexualization of children as well as its offensive and stereotypical depiction of Islam and Muslims.”
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