Netflix ‘Love Is Blind’ Season 4 livestream reunion did not debut as planned with many on social media displeased.
Fans logging onto the streaming giant noticed that are unable to watch the livestream at 5:00 PM PST / 8:00 EST.
Netflix’s ‘Love Is Blind’ livestream screen told viewers there was “an Issue with the livestream” that caused the delay. “Hang tight! We’re trying to fix it as soon as possible,” the screen also read. Later on, all programs on the streaming giant could not be accessed.
Netflix issued a tweet that stating “Love Is…late,” and that the show would start around 8:15 p.m. After nearly an hour of waiting, the livestream still did not come on.
Love is … late #LoveIsBlindLIVE will be on in 15 minutes!
— Netflix (@netflix) April 17, 2023
Hosts Vanessa and Nick Lachey shared an Instagram video explaining the situation from set. “Apparently we broke the internet! Thank you guys so much for tuning in and being patient! ❤️ We’re here and READY!” Vanessa captioned the post. She showed a clip of the Netflix live audience, waiting for the chance to really go live. “Apparently, y’all, everybody broke the Internet to see this reunion,” she said, with Nick adding, “We’re ready to roll!”
Season 4 cast member even poked fun at the situation.
I’m trying yall pic.twitter.com/e5PCY6MaHo
— Marshall Glaze (@marshalltglaze) April 17, 2023
Netflix reposted popular tweets inlcuding sentator AOC poking fun at the situation.
Someone call Lucia the seamstress to fix this. I believe in her
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) April 17, 2023
Selling Sunset’s very own Chrishell Stause also took to Twitter.
Other viewers used moments from the season to joke about Netflix’s wild delay and how this should have never happened. Some users pointed to HBO’s Sunday night Succession episode which conflicted with the time of the livestream.
“Netflix, you have 34 minutes before succession and barrytake away all the momentum you built for this reunion, embarrassing,” one viewer wrote.