American Family Association in Charisma News: Netflix Cuts Graphic Suicide Scene From ’13 Reasons Why’ but Will Still Air Season 3


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13 Reasons Why star has let the cat out the bag and posted on social media that Season 3 of the teen-targeted series could premiere in October.

The American Family Association (AFA, afa.net), which has warned parents for many months about the dangers of 13 Reasons Why, is pointing to the irony that Netflix is seemingly moving forward with a series that glorifies suicide, but recently put a moratorium on scenes in original programming geared toward younger audiences that depict characters smoking.

AFA has shared the tragic story of Anna Bright, the 14-year-old daughter of Joseph and Patrice Bright who committed suicide after binge-watching Season 1 of the program. Netflix announced last week that it has cut the graphic suicide scene from Season 1 where central figure Hannah Baker slits her wrists in a bathtub full of water. But the damage, AFA says, has been done. Continue reading…

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