Over 150,000 people have signed a petition calling on Netflix to cancel its upcoming drama Insatiable.
The show follows a formerly ‘fat’ teenage girl (played by Debby Ryan), who loses weight and decides to wreak revenge on her former bullies. The show’s first trailer was released last week to widespread criticism.
The Change.org petition, spearheaded by organiser Florence Given, accuses Insatiable of body-shaming, citing the show’s dangerous “toxicity”.
“This series will cause eating disorders, and perpetuate the further objectification of women’s bodies,” Given wrote. “The trailer has already triggered people with eating disorders. Let’s stop this, and protect further damage.”