Netflix’s latest true-crime offering comes in the form of Keep Sweet: Pray and Obey, a four-part documentary delving into the secret polygamous section of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints (FLDS) – a denomination of Mormonism – and it seems fans have been left shocked after watching.
Taking to social media to give their verdict, many expressed their disbelief at the “disturbing” story outlined in the limited series which landed on the streaming platform on 8 June.
Another was equally gobsmacked, writing: “This has got to be one of the worst docuseries I’ve watched on netflix. How does anyone think this is okay?” A third added: “Felt mad, disgusted, angry, sick, horrible and all the bad adjectives/adverbs I can think of after watching this! #KeepSweet #KeepSweetPrayAndObey.”
The official Netflix synopsis for Keep Sweet: Pray and Obey explains: “In 2008, a dramatic raid at the Yearning for Zion Ranch in West Texas generated attention around the world, as law enforcement agents uncovered stunning evidence of sexual, physical and psychological abuse and took 400+ children into custody.