Netflix Accused Of Glamourizing Sex Trafficking Over Italian Drama Baby

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Netflix has been accused of glamourizing sex trafficking after commissioning an Italian drama based on the Baby Squillo teen prostitution scandal. The U.S.-based National Center on Sexual Exploitation (NCOSE) called for eight-part drama Baby to be axed ahead of its launch.
The SVOD service ordered the series, which is produced by Italian firm Fabula Pictures, in November. It explores the lives of high school teenagers in Rome and is loosely inspired by a true story, the…

Netflix Orders Italian Teen Prostitution Drama ‘Baby’ From Fabula Pictures

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Netflix is doubling down on Italian drama after ordering its latest high-end scripted series Baby. The streaming service has ordered an 8-part coming-of-age story from fledgling Rome producer Fabula Pictures.
The series explores the lives of high school teenagers in Rome and is loosely inspired by a true story, the Baby Squillo scandal, which saw the husband of Mussolini’s grand-daughter caught up in a teen prostitution racket in the Parioli district.
Baby will start…