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Netflix Stands By 'Cuties' After Streamer Indictment In Texas Over Film's "Prurient

• https://deadline.com, By Dominic Patten

According to the September 23 indictment out of Tyler County, Texas, the streamer led by Reed Hastings and Ted Sarandos "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."

Facing some serious charges, Netflix weren't backing down today as the one-page indictment became public via a local congressman's Twitter feed. "Cuties is a social commentary against the sexualization of young children," a spokesperson for the streamer said in a statement. "This charge is without merit and we stand by the film."


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