Netflix Signs Deal With the Obamas

Netflix Signs Deal With the Obamas

Netflix is taking over. The nation is buzzing after one of the most popular families in the U.S. signed a contract with the network to product scripted series, documentaries, and features. Who is this power family? From the Oval Office to Netflix, the Obamas seem to have done it all.

However, not everyone is happy with this partnership. Many Netflix subscribers have taken to Twitter, threating to cancel their subscriptions and complaining that the network is getting “too political.”

Fortune reports that Barack said in a statement that, “We hope to cultivate and curate the talented, inspiring, creative voices who are able to promote greater empathy and understanding between peoples, and help them share their stories with the entire world.”

Ted Sarandos, content chief of Netflix, said the Obamas are “uniquely positioned to discover and highlight stories of people who make a difference in their communities and strive to change the world for the better.”

Do you believe that Netflix is going political? 69% of you voted yes, Obamas got them, while 31% of you voted no, that it was just more content. Read the full story on Fortune here.


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Is Netflix going political? Users are threatening to cancel their subscriptions over the “storytelling partnership” with the Obamas to produce scripted series, documentaries and features.

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