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Hulu Receives Backlash For ‘Astroworld: Concert From Hell’ Documentary

Hulu - Astroworld Concert From Hell Backlash

Being first isn’t always the best. Hulu is facing backlash in the streets of social media after releasing “Astroworld: Concert From Hell” on December 1.

The documentary comes less than one month after the tragedy at Travis Scott‘s annual festival that left 10 people dead, hundreds injured, and billions of dollars in lawsuits.

The description on the doc reads:

Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival was supposed to be the concert of a lifetime. But it turned into a tragic nightmare.

A minute-by-minute look at what happened in the crowd, the young victims who were killed, and what happens next.

See the unlisted page for “Astroworld: Concert From Hell.”

The documentary prompted many people to call out Hulu on social media.

Read the tweets below.

https://twitter.com/AlexUlrichh/status/1466402378077245449

Hulu has since disabled viewing of the documentary and has removed it from its search engine.

According to insiders, the documentary was removed because it was improperly branded as a Hulu original when it was not. 

The 50-minute special was produced and originally aired on Houston ABC’s affiliate KTRK on November 20. 

The streamer was removed to avoid confusion and further backlash. 

This was an investigative local news special from ABC13/KTRK-TV in Houston that originally aired on November 20th. This was not a Hulu documentary and has since been removed to avoid confusion.

Oh, okay.

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