Ruth Wilson says, “didn’t feel safe” on “The Affair”.
The actress, 38, has quit after four seasons of the drama series in 2018, and amid discomfort nude scenes at frequent and a toxic environment, Ruth admitted that the situation in which she involved was like she “didn’t feel right”.
The actress mentioned: “There was a situation on ‘The Affair’ where things didn’t feel right, and I dealt with them, and I managed to protect myself.”
“‘It was before #MeToo and before Harvey Weinstein – and yet my instincts were very clear and strong about what I felt was wrong, about what was going on, and what I didn’t feel safe about.”
The star also told the stylist magazine that reads: “The reason I haven’t gone into ‘The Affair’ is that I haven’t worked out how to discuss it. There’s a lot of noise and anger surrounding it, and really the power rests with me to choose how I discuss my life and my experiences.”
“What’s important to say is that I did speak up. I did have a voice. I did stand up for myself.”
Ruth Previously mentioned: “On a continuous basis throughout Ruth’s time on the show, I tried to protect her and shoot sex scenes safely and respectfully … We didn’t agree on the choices of the character or whether or not a sex scene was necessary to advance the plot, but that is not the same thing as not respecting or supporting an actress’s need to feel safe in her work environment, which is something I always take incredibly seriously.”