Magazine article Screen International

Harvey Weinstein's Former UK Assistant Breaks NDA and Speaks Out

Magazine article Screen International

Harvey Weinstein's Former UK Assistant Breaks NDA and Speaks Out

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Zelda Perkins has spoken about sexual harassment at the hands of the disgraced former mogul.

Harvey Weinstein’s London-based former UK assistant Zelda Perkins has broken her non-disclosure agreement (NDA) and spoken about sexual harassment at the hands of the disgraced former mogul.

“I want to publicly break my non-disclosure agreement,” Perkins told the Financial Times on Monday. “Unless somebody does this there won’t be a debate about how egregious these agreements are and the amount of duress that victims are put under. My entire world fell in because I thought the law was there to protect those who abided by it. I discovered that it had nothing to do with right and wrong and everything to do with money and power.”

Perkins signed the NDA in 1998 at the age of 24 after what she described as a tortuous and intimidating process sitting opposite Weinstein’s team of lawyers. …

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