Controversial Suicide Scene Cut From '13 Reasons Why'
Controversial Suicide SceneCut From '13 Reasons Why' Netflix has announced their decision toremove the graphic suicide scene in thefirst season of '13 Reasons Why.' The show, centered around the suicide ofcharacter Hannah Baker, has long beencriticized for romanticizing suicide. Show creator Brian Yorkey said in a statementthat although the intention of the scene was toportray the "ugly, painful reality of suicide," he has heard the "concernsabout the scene" and understandsthe necessity of removing it. Brian Yorkey,via statement Suicide prevention advocates have praisedthe decision, with a number of organizationshaving released a joint statement. via 'The Hollywood Reporter' Season three of '13 Reasons Why'is set to be released this summer,with no official date announced yet.