Story crew member Jeffrey Dahmer shares racist treatment in the group

Recently, Netflix has achieved gold with the true crime genre with the success of titles like Anna’s creationAnd the Tinder scammerHowever, in its effort to keep up with its audience’s huge appetite for true crime stories, Netflix appears to have missed the mark with its latest release, The Beast: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story. While the limited series was released to instant popularity, it was soon followed by a never-ending series of controversies, and at this rate, it’s officially become one of the most controversial streaming shows.

In addition to the various forms of controversy that plagued the show, one of its crew members, Kim Sub who worked on set as a production assistant has now revealed details of the horrific experience she went through while producing the show. in TweetAllsopp revealed that she is “one of 2 blacks in the crew”, and that she was subjected to nonverbal racial discrimination from her white colleagues. Allsopp further explains that while there were only two black crew members, her colleagues didn’t see the need to know their names and kept mistaking their identities. “We both had braids, she was dark skinned and 5’10. I’m 5’5. Working on this took everything I had because I was treated horribly,” Allsup wrote in a tweet citing the trailer for the show, “I look at the black heroine differently now.”

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Alsup’s tweet caught the eye Los Angeles Times who later invited her for an interview where she explained her unpleasant experience. “It was one of the worst shows I’ve ever worked on,” she told the Los Angeles Times. “I was always called someone else, the only other black girl who didn’t look like me, and I learned the names of an additional 300 backgrounds.” Because of her experience, Alsup decided not to watch the show saying that she “feels like it’s going to bring back a lot of memories to work on.” She went on to add, “I don’t want to have these kinds of PTSD. The trailer itself gave me PTSD, which is why I ended up writing that tweet and didn’t think anyone would read it.”

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Allsopp joined a growing list of many who were angered by the show. monster It premiered on Netflix on November 23, and soon came a wave of opposing remarks led by television critics and later family members of the victims. Eric BerryA relative of one of Dahmer’s 17 victims Errol Lindsey Criticizing the series, accusing Netflix of exploiting tragic events for profit, in a viral tweet, Berry describes how the show upset her family as they are once again traumatized by the accident that killed their brother. Victim’s sister Rita Espel (Pictured in the show before Dashon Barnes) He also criticized Netflix for not reaching out to the victims’ families to give their opinion on whether they wanted to make the show.

The series also came under fire from the LGBTQ community after Netflix branded it under the LGBTQ label on its platform, a move that clearly surprised its users who were upset with Netflix’s choice to label a show about the horrific murders of gay men as an “LGBTQ show” — the label often used for hilarious shows like Heartstuber And the sex education, which really focuses on core queer topics. After a viral outcry on TikTok, Netflix has quietly removed the tag without releasing an official statement.

The Beast: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story It is the third attempt to dramatize the horrific killings of Jeffrey Dahmer aka the Milwaukee Cannibal over the past two decades. The series was created by Ryan Murphy And the Ian Brennan and the stars american horror story veteran Evan Peters in the honorary role. Includes directors of the 10-episode series Carl FranklinAnd the Paris BarclayAnd the Janet Mock.

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