Note: Although we link to the trailer of this film for journalistic integrity, we do not recommend watching it, as it may offend you.
Christians are outraged at Netflix this Christmas season for releasing an offensive parody portraying Jesus as possibly gay.
The streaming company released a Portuguese Christmas special called “A primeira tentação de Cristo,” which in English, is “The First Temptation of Christ.” The film was made by Porta dos Fundos, a YouTube channel created by Brazilian comedians.
The trailer shows Jesus’ family preparing a surprise party for His 30th birthday. When Jesus comes in and sees the crowd, He tries to push His effeminate male friend He brought with Him out the door but is unable to.
What commences after that is nothing short of blasphemy, complete with sexual innuendos, a man who calls himself God claiming to be the main character’s biological father and hints at fake Jesus’ not-so-subtle homosexuality.
As of this writing, almost 1.5 million people at Change.org have signed a petition. The petition demands that Netflix pull the offensive Christmas parody and says it has seriously offended Christians.
This isn’t the first time Porta dos Fundos has offended Christians with its edgy sketches, reports the Blaze. Last year, they created “The Last Hangover,” a “biblical ‘Hangover’ spoof” that Netflix also released. According to that film’s description, “the apostles awaken to find Jesus is missing and must piece together the events of the previous night’s wild Last Supper.”
To sign Change.org’s petition to remove Netflix’s offensive Christmas special, click here.