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American Horror Story Season 7

The New 'AHS: Cult' Episode Was Edited to Be Less Violent After the Las Vegas Shooting

The sixth episode of American Horror Story: Cult, set to air on Oct. 10, was originally going to open and close with a graphic depiction of a mass shooting at a political rally. In the wake of the horrific Sept. 30 shooting in Las Vegas, which left 59 people dead and over 500 injured, many wondered if creator Ryan Murphy would delay showing the episode. The episode, "Mid-Western Assassin," will go on as scheduled, but that doesn't mean Murphy left it as is. While speaking at the New Yorker Fest over the weekend, Murphy revealed he and the rest of the Ahs team decided to re-edit the episode - which was filmed well before the Las Vegas shooting - to make it less violent. Now, the show's mass shooting, which Murphy described as "an obvious anti-gun warning about society," will happen off-camera instead. "Should you air it? Should you not air it? »  See full article at POPSUGAR


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American Horror Story Season 7

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