Netflix has apologized following backlash at a tweet shared by Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’s official Twitter account.
The tweet – which has since been deleted – included behind-the-scenes photographs of the Sabrina solid coated in faux blood.
The caption on the submit learn: “Sunday bloody Sunday.”
Bloody Sunday refers back to the Bogside Bloodbath of 1972, during which 14 folks have been shot and killed by British troopers throughout a protest in Derry, Northern Eire.
Followers rapidly hit out on the Twitter account due to the way in which the submit was worded, prompting Netflix to swiftly delete the offending submit.
“I feel at the very least somebody behind this account ought to maybe take a look at the replies and perhaps Google ‘Bloody Sunday’,” one other added.
“Please take a minute to learn your caption, then put it into google. Then apologise to your Irish followers and anybody who was affected by the atrocities,” wrote one other person within the feedback part.
“Apologise for joking about bloody sunday,” a 3rd stated.
“One of many darkest days of irish historical past is NOT a punchline for people. many people come from households personally affected by the occasions of the troubles. you wouldn’t have joked about 9/11. don’t joke about that.”
“That is such a joke if a caption, there are nonetheless folks alive that have been affected by the horrors of bloody Sunday,” one other person wrote.
“Its not a unusual caption, it was a day of violence that resulted in deaths.”
Netflix has since responded to the backlash.
“Our tweet was unacceptable and has since been eliminated. We’re very sorry for the harm and misery it precipitated,” the streamer stated in an announcement to Deadline.
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