Netflix cuts controversial suicide scene from 13 Reasons Why

July 25, 2019

The scene, which had been criticised by mental health experts, has been re-edited by the streaming service more than two years on from its release Netflix has removed a controversial suicide incident from its teen drama In a statement, the streaming service said that the three-minute-long sequence from the show’s first season, which illustrates the central character taking her own life, had been re-edited on the recommendations issued by medical…


Graphic depiction of suicide cut from Netflix’s ’13 Reasons Why’

July 23, 2019

Since its premiere, has been no stranger to controversy. Now, with the release of season 3 in the works, Netflix seems to be walking back a decision that shaped the original season such a lightning rod for polemic and discussion. actress Katherine Langford’s character Hannah. The original virtually 3-minute-long scene featured Langford assessing her life while looking at herself in the mirror prior to entering a bathtub and slitting her…


Teen suicides rose after Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why aired, US study shows

May 12, 2019

New study encountered 28.9% increase in suicides among Americans aged 10 -1 7 in month after liberation of the controversial teen drama A brand-new investigate has been established that suicide among adolescents rose by 28.9% in the month after Netflix launched 13 Reasons Why. The condemned upon liberate by mental health issues campaigners and psychiatrists. Experts claimed that the display romanticised suicide and could to be translated into copycat behaviour….


Small screen survivors: how US TV is handling the #MeToo movement

July 3, 2018

GLOW, The Good Fight and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt are bringing narratives of the status of women dealing with sexual abuse to the front. Minor spoilers ahead In the new season of GLOW, we watch as Ruth, give full play to Alison Brie, prepares to go to a dinner had met with the head of the TV station her show is featured on. His secretary tells her he adoration the employment…


How 13 Reasons Why continues to turn teenage pain into a soap opera

May 24, 2018

An unnecessary second outing for Netflixs controversial teen drama is packed as its significant lesson for vulnerable boys but instead emerges as shallow and exploitative In one of the more poignant scenes in the second largest season of 13 Reasons Why, Clay( Dylan Minnette) hears The Night We Met at local schools dance- the same chant that played last-place season during his first dance with Hannah Baker, the beautiful, troubled…