Peter Rabbit film producers apologise over allergy scene

Peter Rabbit film producers apologise over allergy scene
 

The makers of the new film Peter Rabbit have apologised after facing a backlash over their depiction of a character's allergy.
A scene in the film shows a character who suffers a blackberry allergy being pelted with them by a gang of bunnies.
In a joint statement, Sony Pictures and the filmmakers said they "should not have made light" of the issue.
Campaigners condemned the scene and some Twitter users adopted the hashtag #boycottpeterrabbit.
The charity Kids with Food Allergies Foundation said in a Facebook post "food allergy 'jokes' are harmful to our community".
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12 February 2018 in Art & Culture, Views: 52
Source: BBC
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