QuickRead presents a summary of "She Said" by Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey:¨
Discover the story of how two investigative journalists uncovered and exposed the Hollywood secret that inspired the #MeToo movement.
For many years, rumors had been circulating about Harvey Weinstein's mistreatment of women throughout his reign of Hollywood success. Few were aware of the Hollywood secrets surrounding a dark pattern of sexual harassment and exploitation. This was due to Weinstein's immense power and influence across the industry and his many successful attempts at silencing his victims. It wasn't until Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey joined forces to begin their investigation into the prominent Hollywood producer. Throughout months of interviews with Weinstein's top actresses, former employees, and other sources, the journalists uncovered many disturbing allegations that revealed decades of abuse, secret payouts, and coercion into signing non-disclosure agreements. Despite the obstacles, Kantor and Twohey aimed to expose Weinstein's past through any means necessary. In She Said, you'll learn how two journalists transformed allegations of abuse into a worldwide movement that seeks to give women a voice against sexual misconduct and hold perpetrators of abuse accountable for their actions.