Netflix Accused of Lesbophobia: Fans Furious After First Kill Canceled

Netflix Accused of Lesbophobia: Fans Furious After First Kill Canceled

Frequently, internet users get angry with Netflix, especially when the platform cancels a very popular series. We have dealt with many examples over the years like the last announcement OA or with cancellation funny After one season. This Wednesday, August 3, 2022, some subscribers are still angry on Twitter.

First kill There will be no season 2

the reason ? Cancellation of the series First kill. Launched on June 10, it centered on Juliet (Sarah Catherine Hook) and Calliope (Imani Lewis). The first is a vampire, the second is a vampire hunter, and they fall in love with each other. So a series that highlights not only a lesbian couple but also a black heroine. Two months later, the sentence fell: First kill Despite the actresses’ desire for a sequel, there won’t be a season 2. According to sources cited by Deadline, her series underperformed in terms of numbers.

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Soon after the announcement of the cancellation, many internet users expressed their displeasure, especially on Twitter. In their posts, They accuse the platform of lesbophobia Compare this choice with those reserved for another LGBTQ+ series: heart touching. The show, which centers on a gay couple with two white actors, has been renewed for two seasons just weeks after its launch… Lower than the viewing figures First kill. “Netflix’s double standard is canceling First Kill after one season despite requests and views, but planning 3 seasons for Heartstopper… But yeah, Lesbophobia is just an epic.” laments a user. The platform has not yet commented on this.

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heart touching 51 million hours were watched in the first three weeks of release, compared to 96 million hours watched First kill During the same period, according to figures from the official Netflix Top 10 website heart touching Got very good reviews, it just wasn’t First kill.

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