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10 Years After Harvey Weinstein Fired Me…

It’s been exactly 10 years since this man fired me from my own Weinstein Company show for refusing to leave rehab against medical advice, then canceled the project all together when I didn’t kiss the ring and quite literally die for him.

He and his whole team were pissed that Pathways dual diagnosis treatment center in St. Helens, Oregon wouldn’t let them come film/exploit me in detox (pesky health privacy laws!) then when I wouldn’t leave to shoot scenes, dude called Pathways, convinced the doctors to come put me on the phone, then savagely fired me for costing him money when I was at one of the lowest, most dangerous points in my life (and recovery).

Always a charmer.

I was given the choice to leave treatment and continue shooting this reality series we had been filming for over a year, but thankfully I chose to live instead. I would not be here today if I had caved to that pressure.

All thanks to the incredible staff at Pathways for not letting them come film me there and then encouraging me to stay. It was a hard decision — and one that I have had moments of regret over here and there since; particularly in the early years, when it seemed I had let my one big break go by.

Turns out there’s no such thing as one big break, and sometimes things that feel like a loss at the time end up being a win later.

Happy Friday, Harvey. I can’t wait to watch your new prison special!

P.S. – Now that Harvey’s going to jail, I hope people start focusing on Bob and the rest of their minions. That entire company is garbage and should be held accountable for the twisted culture they created together.

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