Some conservatives are threatening to boycott Netflix after the streaming giant announced Monday it signed former President Barack Obama and former First Lady Michelle Obama to a multi-year development deal.
The Obamas are slated to produce a hodgepodge of content for Netflix, from scripted to unscripted series to features, according to a news release from the company. The announcement came less than two months after the streaming network named former Obama-era national security adviser and ambassador Susan Rice to its board of directors.
Irked by the news, commenters began flooding Twitter with the resurrected #BoycottNetflixhashtag.
Some users shared photoshopped versions of the company’s red, black and white logo that read, “Cancel Netflix” and “No Thanks.” People who claimed to hold stock in the company said that they would be selling off their shares. Others took a more spiritual approach.
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