Add Debi Mazar to the record of oldsters angered by “13 Causes Why.”
The “Youthful” star took to social media this week to rail in opposition to the Netflix present, which she says her 12-year-old watched with out her permission.
“I may provide you with greater than 13 the explanation why I want this present by no means existed,” Mazar wrote on Instagram. “As an American, I consider in freedom of speech . . . Nonetheless, this present romanticizes suicide. My 12 yr outdated child managed to observe it with out me understanding. We had a discuss it, however . . . It’s simply feeding their brains w/BAD concepts.”
The teenager suicide drama, which was not too long ago renewed for a 3rd season, has sparked controversy ever since its first season aired in 2017. Its graphic depiction of suicide and sexual assault have prompted parental protests — and now Mazar has joined the outcry.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has defended the present, saying “no one has to observe it.” What he didn’t tackle was the difficulty of children going behind their mother and father’ backs to observe it, as is the case within the Mazar family. Ultimately look, her publish had greater than 12,000 likes.