By Hemant Mehta
As we posted about earlier this month, Netflix is airing a Portuguese-language satire called The First Temptation of Christ, by the comedy team Porta dos Fundos, in which Jesus is shown in a same-sex relationship.
That description alone was enough to generation over a million signatures on a petition and incur the wrath of the son of Brazil’s president.
But now the outrage is getting worse.
Via a press office, [Porta dos Fundos] reported that if it were not for the presence of a security guard, the producer’s headquarters would surely be set on fire. In a statement, the humorous group stated that “it condemns any act of hatred and violence and has therefore made the security camera images available to the authorities, the Security Secretary and expects those responsible for the attacks to be found and punished.” In addition, he stressed that he will move forward “more united, stronger and more inspired by freedom of expression”.
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