A Brazil Supreme Court on Thursday under Judge Antonio Diaz Toffoli, head of the Supreme Federal Court. has ruled in support of Netflix comdey movie which shows off a gay jesus. Rejecting a decision to stop Netflix, movie titled“The first temptation of christ” , from showing the comedy special depicting Jesus Christ in a gay relationship.
It denied the idea that the movie was insulting to Christians.
The judge further went to say;
“One cannot suppose that a humorous satire has the ability to weaken the values of the Christian faith, whose existence is traced back more than two thousand years, and which is the belief of the majority of Brazilian citizens”.
Netflix readily came out on Wednesdasy in support of the show. While their spokesperson said, “We strongly support artistic expression and we will fight to defend this important principle, which is the heart of great stories”.
In a statement, Rio-based film company, Porta dos Fundos said it “opposed any act of censorship, violence, illegality, authoritarianism” and vowed to continue broadcasting its work.