GROOMING drama A Trainer has been branded ‘as unhealthy as Cuties’ as viewers blast scenes for ‘sexism and double requirements’.
The FX sequence sees Kate Mara play Claire Wilson, a well-liked younger English instructor who embarks on an affair with 18-year-old pupil Eric Walker (Nick Robinson).
A Trainer has been branded ‘as unhealthy as Cuties’ by outraged viewers Credit score: FX/Hulu
The sequence – which is predicated on Hannah Fidell’s 2013 movie of the identical identify – explores the implications of their unlawful relationship after Claire grooms Eric.
The French movie has been slammed for “sexualising” young girls and brought on the hashtag #CancelNetflix to begin trending on Twitter.
Taking to Twitter, one viewer wrote about A Trainer: “Mad about #Netflix exhibiting cuties? Not gonna lie, this one isn’t almost as unhealthy, however wait till you hear about #ATeacher on #hulu that glorifies a feminine instructor and highschool pupil relationship as thrilling, and working from the legislation as lovely and simply ~spicy~.”
The sequence sees Kate Mara’s instructor character start an affair with an 18-year-old pupil, performed by Nick Robinson Credit score: FX / HULU / YOUTUBE
Cuties sparked a backlash for ‘sexualising younger ladies’ from Netflix viewers Credit score: AP:Related Press
A Trainer has been accused of double requirements and sexismCredit score: FX / HULU / YOUTUBE
One other added: “In fact the the scholar/instructor present depicts the male pupil as obsessive and reinforces the concept it’s extra consensual than had it been a woman pupil.
“Uninterested in this double commonplace. Depict the male pupil as a full blown, manipulated sufferer too.”
In the meantime a fourth shared: “#ATeacher is fallacious as a result of it is marginalizing how there’s an epidemic of feminine lecturers sexually abusing center & highschool boys. I wager if the genders had been reversed you’d see outrage like there was for #Cuties.”
Nonetheless, FX defended the sequence and stated it was a ‘male survivor’s story’Credit score: FX/Hulu
Nonetheless, FX shared a tweet on its official web page defending the sequence, writing: “At its coronary heart, #ATeacher is a male survivor’s story.
“It is about his journey to appreciate and course of what occurred to him, and the double requirements he confronted and even let himself consider. We hope this creates extra understanding and consciousness.”
A Trainer airs on FX on Hulu.