@netflix really out here saying "oh we really want to get more POC leads" and "oh we really want to have more shows with LGBTQIA+ characters" but in reality they already have those shows. They just dont want to renew them once they gain traction. Anne with an E? I am not okay with this? One day at a time? A letter for the king? Julie and the phantoms? All of those shows did really well, and they had either a woman, a POC or a queer lead, but once they gain traction, they decide not to focus on them. And dont hit me with the "well they might not do as well" excuse. Julie and the Phantoms has been trending multiple times on numerous media outlets over the last few months. Every post about them on Netflix's account had millions of views, likes, and comments and has won multiple awards. And guess what? It has a main POC lead family, with POC side characters, and 2 queer characters. They have the traction. They have the fanbase. Netflix just chooses not to renew them. Most of these shows ended before COVID was a thing, so that's not an excuse either. Plus, even during COVID, Netflix has been filming things like The Kissing Booth 3. A movie with pretty much just straight white cis characters. It's not that they cant renew them. They just dont want to. And its bullshit.
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