Netflix Blames Russia for Plummeting Viewing Numbers

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Netflix blames Russia for declining viewership

Netflix is hemorrhaging hundreds of thousands of viewers and has lost more than 23% in its value overnight, according to new figures released Tuesday night.

According to CNBC, shares of the woke streaming service “cratered more than 23% on Tuesday after the company reported a loss of 200,000 subscribers during the first quarter. It’s the first time the streamer has reported a subscriber loss in more than a decade. reports: Here are the key numbers:

  • EPS: $3.53 vs$2.89, according to a Refinitiv survey of analysts.
  • Revenue: $7.78 billion vs$7.93 billion, according to a Refinitiv survey of analysts.
  • Global paid net subscriber additions: A loss of 200,000 compared with 2.73 million adds expected, according to StreetAccount estimates.

Netflix previously told shareholders it expected to add 2.5 million net subscribers during the first quarter. Analysts had predicted that number will be closer to 2.7 million. During the same period a year ago, Netflix added 3.98 million paid users.

The company said that the suspension of its service in Russia and the winding-down of all Russian paid memberships resulted in a loss of 700,000 subscribers. Excluding that impact, the company said it would have seen 500,000 net additions during the most recent quarter.

It’s always Russia’s fault. Netflix subscribers leave, blame Russia. Gas prices skyrocket, blame Russia. Joe Biden’s sniffing kids again, blame Russia. It’s the excuse that keeps on excusing for wokesters when their horrible plans go horribly wrong.