Netflix’s horrifying new series You leaves ‘paranoid’ viewers ‘unable to sleep’

Viewers of Netflix’s horrifying new series You have claimed they have been ‘unable to sleep’ after watching the scary new drama.

The American psychological thriller, based on the 2014 novel of the same name by Caroline Kepnes, follows a charming but creepy sralker.

New York bookshop owner Joe Goldberg, played by Gossip Girl star Penn Badgley, falls in love with a customer named Guinevere Beck, played by Elizabeth Lail.

Hunky Joe quickly becomes dangerously obsessed with the aspiring and goes to increasingly extreme levels to keep her by his side.

The horrifying series, which came onto Netflix on Boxing Day, explores the dangers of social media culture with an emphasis on a lack of digital privacy.

Netflix's horrifying new series You leaves 'paranoid' viewers 'unable to sleep'

Viewers are struggling to sleep after watching Netflix’s new stalker drama
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Netflix's horrifying new series You leaves 'paranoid' viewers 'unable to sleep'

Joe falls dangerously in love with Beck
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Terrified You viewers took to Twitter after watching the horrifying Netflix series.

One scared viewer said: "Just started watching #YOU and 12 minutes into the pilot, I got so paranoid I had to secure all my profiles. S***, it’s so terrifying"

"If you’re into psychological thrillers I HIGHLY recommend binging the show “YOU” out now on @netflix . Intense, crazy, suspenseful, funny, romantic, creepy, gory, scary, and just phenomenal," added another.

A third said: "Dammit. Couldn’t stop watching You and now I won’t be able to sleep. But kudos to @PennBadgley for the role of the Joker!"

"Just finished #you on @netflix and omg! Between that and #BirdBoxNetflix I am not going to sleep tonight! Bravo Netflix," said a fourth.

Netflix's horrifying new series You leaves 'paranoid' viewers 'unable to sleep'

Joe uses his laptop to stalk Beck’s social media
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Netflix's horrifying new series You leaves 'paranoid' viewers 'unable to sleep'

He spies on her from the street
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The intense trailer so the series sees Joe and Beck meeting in his bookstore.

Using what little information he has acquired during their brief meeting, Joe manages to find out tonnes of private information about her life.

He says: "And there you were. Every account set to public. You wanted to be seen, known, heard. Of course, I obliged."

Netflix's horrifying new series You leaves 'paranoid' viewers 'unable to sleep'

The series starts to take on a dark tone
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Netflix's horrifying new series You leaves 'paranoid' viewers 'unable to sleep'

Joe has to dispose of a body
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The pair start dating but creepy Joe gets more and more involved in every aspect of her life.

He starts to question her taste in friends and even stalking them.

Netflix's horrifying new series You leaves 'paranoid' viewers 'unable to sleep'

Will Beck discover the truth about her boyfriend?
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The series takes a dark twist when Joe commits murder and has to start dumping bodies.

Joe asks: "How exactly does one get rid of a body? The things you do for love."

*You is available to watch on Netlfix

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