The episode starts with a caution of “graphic depictions of sexual attack”
(Spoilers ahead for “13 Reasons Why” period 2)
Netflix’s popular teenager drama “13 Factors why” has ignited more backlash in its sophomore season.
A scene that problems viewers involved the bullied Tyler (Devin Druid).
The episode starts with a caution: “The following episode contains visual depictions of intimate attack and drug use, which some watchers could find annoying. It really is designed for mature audiences. Audience discernment is advised.”
Into the scene, Monty (Timothy Granaderos), among the baseball group people, beats Tyler up — first smashing their mind against your bathroom sink after which plunging their go to a lavatory. Then he intimately assaults Tyler making use of a mop, and Tyler is left bloodied into the bathroom.
Audiences regarding the show are split regarding the scene: Some state that showing a sexual attack in such visual information is too distressing, while some state it must be demonstrated to portray the pain sensation that some teens experience.
“f— 13 reasons why and anyone who enjoys viewing a show with such triggering assault that is graphic violence on it as entertainment. i’m beyond disgusted,” one audience said on Twitter.
“AND I GET IT LIKE IT MUSTVE TRUGGERED MAKING EVERYONE FEEL SO UNCOMFORTABLE BUT IVE NEVER BEEN therefore HAPPY THAT IT HAS DEMONSTRATED AN ABILITY! IT RAISED AWARENESS ON SIGNIFICANTLY MORE THAN THE WHOLE SEXUAL ASSUALT AGAINST WOMAN,” another viewer tweeted. “AND HOW IT HAPPENS WITH BOYS TOO YOU KNOW.”
The show addresses tough conditions that teens handle, but aren’t frequently talked about — like suicide, substance abuse, bullying, sexual attack and rape. The first period sparked a unique critique after an authentic depiction of Hannah (Katherine Langford)’s committing suicide.