The Can’t Buy My Silence campaign was started by Zelda Perkins – played by samantha morton in Maria Schrader He said – Five years ago, and, today, heather rabbatsTime’s Up UK has announced public support and is seeking “significant funding” to continue its work.
Weinstein’s former assistant Perkins says her friend was raped by the now-jailed movie mogul in the 1990s and was forced to sign a £125,000 ($150,000) NDA, about She has since gone public and launched her own campaign. were on perkins premiered at the New York Film Festival last month With major stars and other survivors of Weinstein abuse.
In soliciting law, Perkins has previously stated that UK law surrounding NDAs “is being used to protect criminals and makes no logical sense.”
Times Up UK, a wider organization that emerged from the #MeToo movement, said it wanted to help bring the campaign into the limelight He said, which stars zoe kazan And carey mulligan as the two journalists who wrote the investigation that ultimately saw Weinstein taken down, launched in theaters around the world.
“We need to support campaigns like Zelda to stop the abuse of NDAs, which are clearly seen He said Released in the UK today,” said Rabbats, who runs Time’s Up UK. “We all need to work together on these issues to effect change. It requires the solidarity of women, the allies of men, and the trust and cooperation of all of us.
Perkins said: “I Can’t Buy My Silence emerged from direct experience of abuse from Weinstein. However, its more important root is from the vicious abuse inflicted by the system.”
Support for Can’t Buy My Silence is part of Time’s Up UK’s work to stop bullying and harassment in the UK TV and film industries, including the development of a Creative Industries Independent Standards Authority (CISA) to strengthen and better co-ordinate efforts is included.
that campaign There is financial backing from all major British broadcasters and public support from Sky and the likes of Keira Knightley, Naomie Harris and singer Rebecca Ferguson.