Newsmax: Netflix Takes Sex Trafficking Heat Over Baby Squillo Series

Netflix has been accused of glorifying sex trafficking and taken some serious heat for cashing in on the Baby Squillo scandal by commissioning an Italian drama series similar to the real life events, Deadline reported.

The National Center on Sexual Exploitation criticized the streaming service for ordering an eight art drama series titled “Baby,” reportedly inspired by the true story of Mauro Floriani, the husband of dictator Benito Mussolini’s grand-daughter Alessandra Mussolini, who was implicated in a teen prostitution racket.

While Netflix described “Baby” as a fictional story that followed the lives of a group of teenagers on a quest to push boundaries and defy social norms, survivors of sex trafficking called for the show’s cancellation, Reuters reported.

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