Saturday, January 18, 2020
Reviews Movies YouTube Bans ‘The Nun’ Trailer Because It Was Too...

YouTube Bans ‘The Nun’ Trailer Because It Was Too Scary-Are You Ready To Get Spooked?

-

- Advertisment - Copy code snippet

YouTube Removes The Nun Trailer Because Of ‘Shocking Content’

YouTube has reportedly pulled down the trailer of the new horror movie ‘The Nun’ after viewers found it to be too frightening. ‘The Nun’ is the fifth installment from “The Conjuring” franchise.

For those unaware, The Nun is an upcoming American gothic supernatural horror film that is a direct spin-off of 2016’s The Conjuring 2 and is directed by Corin Hardy (The Hallow). The story is set in 1952, where a Catholic priest and a novice are sent by the Vatican to investigate the mysterious suicide of a nun at an abbey in Romania.

On August 12, 2018, a six-second trailer for the new film was released on YouTube. The trailer first shows the screen with its sound being turned down. A few seconds later, horrifying image of “The Nun” character suddenly pops up along with some terrifying sound effects and a blood-curdling scream that may make anyone jump from their chair.

Some even described the ad as deceptive with no prior warning regarding its content, which may be scary for younger audiences or heart patients as well. What makes it worse is that the six-second trailer ad is not skip-able.

The visuals were so spooky that a user took to Twitter to share her horrifying experience. She also complained about its potentially disturbing content.

After the tweet went viral and garnered more than 100,000 retweets, the YouTube team responded saying that the ad violated their shocking agent policy:

Source:Twitter

The Verdict:-

Indeed,¬†the YouTube’s policy¬†does note that it has the right to refuse ‚Äúpromotions containing violent language, gruesome or disgusting imagery, or graphic images or accounts of physical trauma, or promotions that are likely to shock or scare,‚Äù ensuring that they ‚Äústrive to avoid offending or shocking users with ads, websites, or apps that are inappropriate for our ad network.‚Äù However, this normally refers to real footage rather than adverts.

The Nun is expected to hit the theaters on September 7, 2018. Are you ready to get spooked?

Aman Chhabra
Aman is a Technology Geek and a Nature Lover. He is pursuing Bachelor of Vocational Studies from Delhi University. He believes that Smart Work and Learning Attitude can help one to achieve something better in everyday life.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Solve : *
22 + 1 =


Latest news

DUTA Protests : Teachers Resume Classes;Evaluation Boycott To Continue

The semester exam results seems to be further delayed after the Delhi University Teachers Association held a general body...

Jamia Millia Islamia To Move Court For Registration of FIR Against Delhi Police For Dec 15 Violence

Jamia Millia Islamia University will move to court for the registration of an FIR against the police violence which...

Shut Down JNU For 2 years For ‘Necessary Cleaning-up’, Suggests BJP MP Subramanian Swamy

After the JNU violence and rising the safety concerns for the University, BJP MP, Subramanian Swamy suggested a ''necessary...

Goddess Lakshmi on Notes May Improve Condition of Rupee : Subramanian Swamy

Subramaniam Swamy, BJP leader, and Rajya Sabha MP said he was in favor of inscribing Goddess Lakshmi on currency...
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you