Episode 4: The Assistants

Episode 4: The Assistants

Update: 2019-12-1759
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In 2017, Rowena Chiu declined requests for interviews from Ronan Farrow and other reporters. Chiu was 24 years old when she took a job as an assistant to Harvey Weinstein. It was only a matter of weeks before she found herself in a situation that would change the course of her life. In this episode, Chiu recounts her alleged assault, the effort to silence her through a non-disclosure agreement, and the forces that kept her from speaking to journalists for 20 years. She and others with allegations against Weinstein discuss the complex pressures that prevent sources from coming forward.

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lynn

I love her speaking voice! such a brave woman

Aug 14th
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DieselEstate

I am NOT making excuses for Weinsteink but I am confused. Ms. Chiu said that in the preamble with Ms. Perkins for the second assistant job, nobody would take the job if preparation for rape was required. Yet, alone in a hotel room with a "big man" Ms. Chiu then allows him to remove her second pair of tights. Surely the point at which the job is not worth it to any rational person, is the point where the man suggesting the removal of clothing. That is the difference between business and pleasure.

Feb 22nd
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GjpgrD

Are there only 4 episodes? It's been nearly a month!

Jan 11th
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Episode 4: The Assistants

Episode 4: The Assistants

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