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Harvey Weinstein's Former Assistant Speaks Out On Breaking Her NDA To Publicly Accuse The Movie Mogul Of Sexual Misconduct!

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Rules are sometimes meant to be broken, especially the ones that enable habitual predators like Harvey Weinstein.

That's why Zelda Perkins, former assistant to the disgraced movie movie mogul, decided to break her NDA that prevented her from speaking out about the "repulsive monster" sooner.

In her first televised interview since accusing Weinstein of trying to rape their colleague 19 years ago, Perkins sat down with BBC's Newsnight to speak out on the allegations and call for a change in the laws that protect the rich and powerful by covering up sexual assault.

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In October, Perkins, who worked form Miramax Films in the UK in the ‘90s, publicly broke the Non-Disclosure Agreement she signed two decades ago and alleged that Weinstein assaulted a friend of hers at 1998's Venice Film Festival.

After reporting the alleged incident to her boss back at the Miramax offices, the then-24-year-old was advised to get a lawyer. Once Perkins and the alleged victim sought legal counsel, they were told they "didn't have many options" since they had not gone to the police in Venice and lacked physical evidence.

Feeling it would be impossible to take on Weinstein — who Perkins admits was "an extremely exciting person to be around" — by themselves, the two signed a gag order and resigned from the company. Perkins remembered thinking:

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