In a series of extremely shocking events, the upcoming movie which depicts Paris Jackson as a “lesbian Jesus”, is getting backlash. Say it ain’t so.
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In April, it was announced that Paris Jackson and Bella Throne would star in an upcoming indie-film called Habit which saw a “street smart party girl with a Jesus fetish (who) gets mixed up in a violent drug deal and finds a possible way out by masquerading as a nun”. Believe it or not, but there are some people in the world that don’t want this movie to go ahead.
Multiple petitions have been created in the hopes of Habit will never see the light of day. One of these petitions, which names Warner Bros and Lionsgate as its target, aims to “spread awareness” of the upcoming film, which they call “Christianophobic garbage.”
Their full statement reads: “A new blasphemous Hollywood film is predicted to come out soon depicting Jesus as a lesbian woman. The film Habit stars Paris Jackson who plays the role of ‘lesbian Jesus.’ Distributors haven’t picked it up as of yet, so let’s please spread awareness and wake people up to the Christianophobic garbage that is spread nowadays, but is somehow accepted and praised by society.”
It should be noted that in no publicity of the film do they note that Paris Jackson is playing a “lesbian” but, we do know that her character in Habit is a “gender-bending take on the religious figure” who will sport “a nose ring, tousled waves and a traditional robe”. So, we’re going to assume they jumped to conclusions on that one. Regardless of assumptions, the petition has garnered almost 300,000 signatures, with many people wanting to stop Habit from getting a distribution deal.
Additionally, One Million Moms has also started their own petition to block the release of Paris Jackson’s Habit, which has gained a little over 70,000 signatures, at the time of writing.
While Habit stars Michael Jackson’s daughter and legendary Disney Channel alumni, the flick also stars Josie Ho, Gavin Rossdale, Jamie Hince, Alison Mosshart, and Andreja Pejic. One of the film’s producers, Donovan Leitch has previously revealed that principal photography had successfully wrapped before everything shut down and the movie is now in the post-production phase.
At the moment, it’s unclear if Habit will see the light of day, but given how much publicity it’s drumming up, we have a little feeling it’ll get out somehow. Do you want to see Paris Jackson as Jesus?
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