Bridgerton may be the latest trending show to come from Netflix, but not everyone thinks it's up to scratch for some very specific reasons.
Read on to find out why...
Bridgerton: it's the Netflix series everyone is talking about.
via: imdbThe streaming giant's all-new regal drama has made quite an impact on viewers.
And it has the ratings to show for it.
via: imdbBut it seems not everyone is best pleased with the series - with some pointing out a huge problem.
Now, of course, it's safe to say that Netflix reigns supreme as the world's most popular streaming service...And since it was founded in 1997, it has experienced nothing but unbelievable volumes of success.
In 2013, the streaming giant began curating its own original content.Netflix began launching its own content 6 years ago, starting with political drama, House of Cards, which has gone on to have 6 seasons.
It has since rolled out many of our favorite shows...
via: imdbClosely following House of Cards was Orange Is The New Black, which just aired its seventh and final season, and is one of the platform’s biggest success stories.
It was certainly responsible for an influx of new subscribers.Many people signed up to the platform to watch the hit show, which follows Piper Chapman as she is sentenced to spend time in a minimum-security women’s prison in Connecticut for transporting drug money 10 years earlier.
In more recent years, Netflix has been responsible for several other major hits.
via: imdbShows such as The Crown, Glow, Stranger Things, and Grace and Frankie have all attracted huge viewership.
The streaming giant truly has dominated the market.Out of all the streaming services, there's no doubt Netflix is top of the game - with over sixty million paying subscribers in the U.S. alone.
And it seems their latest offering may be one of their most-talked about yet.
via: imdbPeople are going absolutely wild for Bridgerton - with many hailing it as the gem of Netflix's holiday season.
The regency-era series, created by Chris Van Dusen, follows the 8 siblings of the powerful Bridgerton family as they attempt to find love.
via: imdbThe series is based on best-selling author Julia Quinn's 8-novel Bridgerton collection, and it's well and truly swept viewers off their feet.
People have been gushing over the costumes and music...
via: imdbFans simply can't get enough of the scandal-filled drama.
The show has some pretty impressive stats to boast, too.
via: imdbIt’s projected that about sixty-three million households will have viewed the show in the month since its Christmas Day release - making it one of the streaming giant's biggest original-series launches ever.
And that's not all...
via: imdbThe show also bagged the top spot on Netflix’s top 10 ranking in a whopping seventy-six countries.
Many took to Twitter to praise the show...
I don’t think I’m overreacting when I say that #Bridgerton is one the THE best tv shows— Katie May ✨ (@Katie May ✨)1609934577.0
I’m not even gonna cap, bridgerton is the best show I’ve ever seen— The GaZelle (@The GaZelle)1609362360.0
I just sat and watched all the way through Bridgerton it was that good. One of the best shows I’ve seen lately. Up… https://t.co/BW0fOGVASo— Basic Britt (@Basic Britt)1609409966.0
Bridgerton is probably one of the best tv shows I’ve watched on Netflix in ages, want another season ASAP— Cheyenne✨ (@Cheyenne✨)1609858147.0
But it seems not everyone is impressed...
via: imdbAnd many have pointed out a huge issue with the show.
One Twitter user took to the social media platform to write a thread of the problematic aspects of the regal-drama...
via: imdbAnd she didn't hold back.
She began by saying this:
Before I unpack, I would like to say these are solely my own opinions. The season was very entertaining, but nothin… https://t.co/zwXFQUb3Np— Jaymee ✨(She/Her/Hers) (@Jaymee ✨(She/Her/Hers))1609295148.0
She started off by discussing race...
1) Let’s get into race. Why are all of the main characters that are Black women of lighter complexion? I’m sick of… https://t.co/89PW9V4Jax— Jaymee ✨(She/Her/Hers) (@Jaymee ✨(She/Her/Hers))1609295388.0
Next up, she spoke about the music used in the show, which included classical renditions of modern songs...
2) The classical renditions of “Thank U Next” and “Bad Guy” were extremely weird to me. I know that the genre is hi… https://t.co/Q234fqzVED— Jaymee ✨(She/Her/Hers) (@Jaymee ✨(She/Her/Hers))1609295493.0
She then moved onto one scene in particular...
3) Let’s get into the rape scene w/ Daphne & Simon. Daphne forced Simon’s “seed” into her body. Although he lied ab… https://t.co/hJmoV7wY8T— Jaymee ✨(She/Her/Hers) (@Jaymee ✨(She/Her/Hers))1609295823.0