The series premiered last week The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power. The production has earned the liking of reviewers, but it’s exceptional low rating by viewers. Elon Musk is also among those who have received Amazon business negatively.
“Tolkien is falling in his grave,” Musk wrote on Twitter. Then he added:
Almost every male hero has been a coward or a geek by far, or both. Galadriel is the only brave, smart, and kind one.
Almost every male character so far is a coward, an idiot, or both. Galadriel is the only brave, smart, and kind one.
– Elon Musk September 5, 2022
The comments contain statements supporting Musk (and, by the way, touching on the controversial issue of presenting, for example, dwarves of a different skin color) and defending the series. One user pointed out that the conflict between Musk and Jeff Bezos, the head of Amazon, should not be brought to TV.
while rings of strength The premiere became the biggest in Amazon Prime Video history – 25 million people watched it in 24 hours. After the series premiere, it turns out that Amazon withheld the ability to rate the title on its websites for 72 hours in order to avoid the phenomenon of review bombing.
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