I’ve never been a big fan of the “true crime” genre. Real world day to day stuff is enough for me. I don’t need to rehash serial killers, mass murderers and the like. Some people are into it big time, and I guess to each their own. It doesn’t bother me that Netflix makes shows like that. I just choose not to watch.
Of course, you are going to have certain segments of society that are going to go out of their way to be bothered, offended, outraged, or pretend to be to get brownie points. Those folks are just the best, aren’t they? All too often a few really loud voices can get a huge corporation like Netflix to do their bidding. Much easier to change a category on a series or movie listing then be dragged into the Twitterverse and trolled mercilessly. Recently Netflix caved to the alphabet community and changed the tag for the new Jeffrey Dahmer biopic to avoid angering a small percentage of the population. So brave. Check this out from the Blaze:
Netflix has reportedly accommodated the demands of social media users who recently became enraged after the streaming service giant tagged a biopic about serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer as “LGBTQ” content.
Most of Dahmer’s victims were gay and racial or ethnic minorities.
Ostensibly because Dahmer was a homosexual and most of his victims identified as members of the gay community, Netflix tagged the series as “LGBTQ” content. Many on social media then complained about the association between Dahmer and the LGBTQ community. Read more