Ryan Murphy’s Netflix series titled Monsters: Jeffrey Dahmer’s Story has been a topic of conversation lately mainly because of its distracting graphic content. The show covers the story of Jeffrey Dahmer (Evan Peters), who is a convicted serial killer. The show’s production assistant called it “one of the worst showsHe has worked as a person of color. The families of the victims have also come forward to reveal that they were never notified of the show.
The show’s production assistant talked about her experience
Kim Alsup, who is a production assistant for the show, tweeted last month saying that he “treated badly“while working” Monsters: Jeffrey Dahmer’s Story. He explained that he was often mistaken for other colleagues who were also people of color. His tweet said,
“I was working on this project and I was 1 of 2 black people on the crew and they kept calling me by name. We both have braids. He is dark skinned and 5’10. I’m 5’5. Working on this took everything I had because I was treated horribly. I see the female lead Black differently now too. ”
He later told the Los Angeles Times that he couldn’t watch the show.
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The trailer gives him PTSD
He further told the Los Angeles Times that he had not seen the show because of the harrowing experience he had while working on it. He says,
“I don’t want to be in a PTSD situation like this. The trailer itself gave me PTSD, which is why I ended up tweeting that and I don’t think anyone will read it.”
After a while, he made his Twitter account private as it attracted a lot of attention. He also claimed that there was no mental health coordinator on set. “I was always called by other people’s names, the only other black girl who didn’t look like me, and I studied names for 300 additional backgrounds,” he added.
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Creators Monsters: Jeffrey Dahmer’s Story did not contact the victim’s family
Monsters: Jeffrey Dahmer’s Story been the center of attention recently. The show depicts the harrowing story of a convicted serial killer, Jeffrey Dahmer, who brutally murdered 17 men and boys between 1978-1991.
Rita Isbell, who is the sister of Errol Lindsey, one of Dahmer’s victims, wrote in an essay for Insider that she “never contacted about the event” during its production. The show even recreated its 1992 emotional victim impact statement to Dahmer in one episode of the show.
Netflix is under scrutiny after deciding to flag the show as an LGBTQ series on the streaming service, as people claim it is “not the representation we are looking for.The tag is then removed.
Monsters: Jeffrey Dahmer’s Story available for streaming on Netflix right now.
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