Hulu has pulled an Astroworld documentary from the streaming platform after it received backlash on social media.
“Astroworld: Concert from Hell” has been flagged as Season 1, Episode 1, and hasn’t offered any indication as to how it was produced. However, Hulu claimed that it was not produced by the streaming service.
“This was a local investigative special from ABC13/KTRK-TV in Houston that originally aired on November 20,” a Hulu spokesperson told Variety. “This was not a Hulu documentary and has since been removed to avoid confusion.”
snyposis stated for the episode, “Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival was supposed to be the concert for a lifetime. But it turned into a tragic nightmare. A minute by minute look at what happened in the crowd, the young victims who were killed, and what would happen next.”
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Social media users were quick to criticize the investigative documentary.
One user said: “Hulu’s production of a documentary about Astroworld is in bad taste everywhere. People still bury their loved ones.” A widely shared tweet. “The legal issues haven’t even started. Great documentaries are made when all the facts are presented. Not enough time has passed to fully discuss this.”
“Astroworld’s victims haven’t been laid down on Earth yet, and the media already has a special on Hulu,” post user said. “We are in Hell.”
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Another user claimed that ABC and Hulu used the shock of the Astroworld tragedy as a “cash snatch”.
“Filming a series about #ASTROWORLD in the midst of tragedy is deeply insensitive,” Tweet read. “Families are still in mourning, festival-goers are still traumatized, and some victims are not yet buried. ABC and HULU saw their shock as a cash grab. A cold world.”
Representatives from Disney and Hulu did not immediately respond to a FOX Business request for comment.
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Travis Scott was performing on stage at the Astroworld Music Festival in Houston during a suspicious crowd wave that left 10 dead and several injured. Since then he has faced criticism for Allow the show to continue While people were struggling in the crowd.
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Scott and the event organizers have been targeted by multiple lawsuits following the deaths in Astroworld.