Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Defends ’13 Reasons Why’ Renewal: “Nobody Has To Watch It”

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Netflix CEO Reed Hastings defended the decision to renew the controversial teen drama series 13 Reasons Why for a third season, despite concerns from one parenting group that warned the streaming service could potentially have “the blood of children on their hands” for the show’s graphic depictions of suicide and sexual violence. “13 Reasons Why has been enormously popular and successful. It’s engaging content,” Hastings said during the company’s annual shareholder…