Netflix Sued for $5 Million Over 'Sexist and Belittling' Queen's Gambit Reference
Just days before the 2021 Emmys, Netflix is faced with a $5 million lawsuit for a reference made in their hit series The Queen’s Gambit. See what a chess champion is alleging.
Soviet chess iconNona Gaprindashvilihas sued Netflix for $5 million claiming defamation and false light invasion of privacy. In court documents obtained E! News, Nona and her attorneys claim that a false statement was made inThe Queen Gambit's season one finale.
During the "End Game" episode, a statement is made that compares Nona's real-life accomplishments to that ofAnya Taylor-Joy's fictional character Beth Harmon. "The only unusual thing about her, really, is her sex, and even that's not unique in Russia," a commentator quips as Beth plays in a white-knuckle match in Moscow. "There's Nona Gaprindashvili, but she's the female world champion and has never faced men."Read more: E! News »
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Seriously - it’s a TV show One of my favorite Netflix series. People are so sensitive these days. Period pieces are in a league of their own and that has to be considered. 1) she is a Georgian 🇬🇪 Netflix mentioned her as a Russian . 2) she is grandmaster, world champion and Netflix said she never faced the men , what a sexist joke to world champion…. Netflix own her apology for disrespecting her career and damage …
Wha- Who cares I am also a woman who loved this show. It was different times back then and this show did a wondetful job depicting that. Still not a documentary WTF? 🤮🤮 People get desperate when their EDD stopped coming in 😅 I mean really
Netflix Sued by Ex-Soviet Chess Champion Over “Sexist” Remark in ‘Queen’s Gambit’Nona Gaprindashvili was mentioned in the hit Netflix series — but she says a comment about her got the facts wrong. Pretty stupid Netflix. In a fiction, it would have been easy to change the name to make the point. I mean the line is in the show. We all heard it. It is not factually correct. They can vigorously defend it but I am not sure what they have to stand on here. Those words were said and they were not correct, p simple. ?
🤦🏻♀️🤦🏻♀️🤦🏻♀️ Seriously, people. It was a representative period piece. Grow up The way Netflix pisses away money...$5 mil doesn't even make them blink...then they'll just raise our monthly fees anyway. Either way...yet another greedy money grab from society leeches. 🤪 🤯 🤔 Someone needs to take a huge chill pill. I'm a woman, I loved the series and found nothing about it sexist or belittling.
What shows will win Emmys this year? See an expert's predictions'The Crown,' 'The Queen's Gambit' and 'Ted Lasso' are expected to be big winners. Queens Gambit!
Brutally Honest Emmy Ballot: ‘Queen’s Gambit’ Best Thing on TV in 10 YearsTHR’s incognito TV Academy voter, a big fan of 'The Mandalorian' ('an example of money well spent') but not of Ryan Murphy ('incredibly self-indulgent'), offers a candid and sometimes caustic take on the year’s key (and confusing) races. I'd go even further and say The Mandalorian, Chernobyl and The Queen's Gambit were the only watchable shows on tv in the last 5 years I don't understand how you can vote if you haven't watched all the submissions? Most of this article he/she states they haven't watched it.
Anya Taylor-Joy and ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ Cast on the Series’ “Beautiful” Message About FamilyWhen TheQueensGambit was a new show on Netflix, not the phenomenon that earned 18 Emmy nominations, the cast of the series spoke to THR about what drew them to the project in the first place and the series’ profound message about choosing your own family
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