A Dahmer manufacturing assistant says the Netflix collection is likely one of the “worst shows that I’ve ever worked on.”
Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story has drawn a number of viewers on Netflix, however with its success has come loads of controversies. The collection has been criticized by some for its macabre content material with some viewers unable to make it past the very first episode. Labeling the collection as “LGBTQ” content material had additionally gotten Netflix into some water, resulting in the tag’s removal. Some relations of Dahmer sufferer Errol Lindsey have additionally expressed their disapproval of the Netflix hit.
The bother with Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story additionally extends behind the scenes. Just forward of the debut of the collection on Netflix, manufacturing coordinator Kim Alsup posted a message to Twitter alleging mistreatment she endured on the set. Alsup stated that this included getting often mistaken for the one different Black lady engaged on the present.
“They kept calling me her name. We both had braids, she was dark skin and 5’10. I’m 5’5,” Alsup stated. “Working on this took everything I had as I was treated horribly. I look at the Black female lead differently now too.”
The Trailer Alone Was Hard to Watch for Kim Alsup
Alsup has spoken out extra about her expertise engaged on Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story in an interview with the L.A. Times. She says she hasn’t been in a position to watch the collection because it debuted as it might in all probability carry again sad recollections of the disagreeable manufacturing. Alsup did occur to catch the trailer which she says was sufficient to offer her PTSD, resulting in the above tweet that went viral.
“I just feel like it’s going to bring back too many memories of working on it,” Alsup says. “I don’t want to have these PTSD types of situations. The trailer itself gave me PTSD, which is why I ended up writing that tweet and I didn’t think that anybody was going to read.”
Alsup added, “It was one of the worst shows that I’ve ever worked on. I was always being called someone else’s name, the only other Black girl who looked nothing like me, and I learned the names for 300 background extras.”
Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story, which stars Niecy Nash and Evan Peters, is streaming on Netflix.