In a statement, the group's press office said the fire was controlled by one of the security guards and none of the comedians were at the time of the attack.
The images of the attack, captured by the security cameras of the building, have already been sent to the Rio de Janeiro Security Secretariat, which should conduct an investigation in search of those responsible for the crime.
So far none of the group members have expressed in their social networks about the event. But in a statement, they say they are "confident that the country will survive this storm of hatred and love will prevail along with freedom of speech.
Read the full note:
"In the early hours of December 24, Christmas Eve, the back door headquarters was the victim of an attack. Molotov cocktails were thrown at our building. One of the security guards managed to control the fire principle and was not injured despite the action. endangered several innocent lives in the company and on the
The Backdoor condemns any act of violence and has already made the security camera footage available to the authorities, the Security Secretary and expects those responsible for the attacks to be found and punished. However, our priority right now is the safety of the entire team that works with us.
Once we have more details, we will speak again. But for now, we anticipate that we will move on, more united, stronger, more inspired and confident that the country will survive this storm of hatred and love will prevail along with freedom of expression. "
Netflix Special Controversy
The bomb attack takes place on a symbolic date, on Christmas Eve. Remember that the Back Door has been the target of criticism from people who were offended by the group's Christmas special on Netflix.
Titled The First Temptation of Christ, the humorous group special has been causing the wrath of religious and conservative groups to show a different, mundane, laid-back view of biblical characters and passages.
Among the biggest controversies are the gay Jesus Christ, played by Gregório Duvivier, who relates to the young Orlando (Fabio Porchat). In addition, God (Antonio Tabet) lives a love triangle with Jose (Rafael Portugal) and Maria (Evelyn Castro).