Why the Netflix series of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer causes so much controversy

  • Helen Bushby & Ian Youngs
  • BBCNews

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The series stars Evan Peters.

Netflix’s drama about serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer has drawn huge viewing numbers, but also criticism from people who say it’s “insensitive.”

Rapper Boosie BadAzz tweeted: “As black people we should boycott (the show). What he did to our black kids is sick.”

Dahmer killed 17 children and youthmany of whom were black and gay, between 1978 and 1991.

The sister of one of his victims described the series – whose name ismonsterwow: the history Jeffrey Dahmer– as “tough and careless”.

Why the Netflix series of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer causes so much controversy