20,000 individuals have petitioned Netflix to cancel 'Good Omens' for being 'blasphemous,' but it surely's truly an Amazon present
- The US Christian group referred to as Return to Order has launched a petition for Amazon’s “Good Omens” TV sequence to be canceled, however the petition is directed at Netflix.
- It has over 20,000 signatures and accuses the present of presenting “devils and Satanists as regular and even good, the place they merely have a special method of being, and mocks God’s knowledge.”
- Neil Gaiman, the coauthor of the novel the present is predicated on, tweeted on Wednesday, “I like that they’re going to write to Netflix to try to get #GoodOmens cancelled. Says all of it actually.”
- Amazon launched a social-media marketing campaign earlier this yr poking enjoyable at viewers who mistake its TV reveals for Netflix’s.
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A US Christian group referred to as the Return to Order has launched a petition mistakenly asking Netflix to cancel the Amazon Prime Video TV sequence “Good Omens.”
The petition, which is posted on the group’s web site, has over 20,000 signatures as of Thursday morning.
It says that the present “presents devils and Satanists as regular and even good, the place they merely have a special method of being, and mocks God’s knowledge.”
“In the long run, it is a denial of Good and Evil: morality and pure legislation don’t exist, simply humanitarianism and an finally ineffective creed,” it provides. “That is one other step to make Satanism seem regular, gentle and acceptable. We should present our rejection. Please signal our petition, telling Netflix that we’ll not stand silent as they destroy the boundaries of horror we nonetheless have for evil.”
Amazon describes the sequence, which is predicated on the 1990 novel of the identical identify by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman, like this: “Aziraphale and Crowley, of Heaven and Hell respectively, have grown fairly keen on the Earth. So it is horrible information that it is about to finish. The armies of Good and Evil are amassing. The 4 Horsemen are able to journey. All the things goes in line with the Divine Plan … besides that somebody appears to have misplaced the Antichrist. Can our heroes discover him and cease Armageddon earlier than it is too late?”
Gaiman acknowledged the petition on Twitter on Wednesday and tweeted, “I like that they’re going to write to Netflix to try to get #GoodOmens cancelled. Says all of it actually.”
The petition is not the primary time somebody has thought an Amazon present was on Netflix.
Actually, the conduct is so prevalent that Amazon launched a social-media marketing campaign poking enjoyable at viewers who mistake its reveals for Netflix reveals.
An instance is beneath:
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