Patty Hearst was a rape sufferer and it is deplorable to run a film or tv present viciously attacking her … this in response to her household.
Hearst household sources inform TMZ … Patty’s family are beside themselves over the upcoming movie and TV docuseries primarily based on the ebook, ‘American Heiress’ by Jeffrey Toobin. The movie and TV sequence paint Patty as a lady who embraced her captors after which tried to govern the system throughout her trial.
The household says Toobin’s sources for the ebook are sketchy … notably Invoice Harris, considered one of Patty’s captors, and Steve Weed, her former fiance who himself was disgraced.
Our sources say the very best proof that these tasks are hit items is how they downplay Patty Hearst’s rape … which set the stage for a harrowing 19 months of captivity. To reduce rape, they are saying, is appalling however not stunning in a undertaking pushed by males. In line with household sources, “If you strip it away within the midst of all this #TimesUp, #MeToo and ‘take heed to the sufferer’ they’re primarily saying she cherished it. She was asking for it.”
We’re advised the household’s stance is that this — “They’re making a sufferer who suffered, and nonetheless suffers, culpable for her trauma whereas displaying a blatant disregard for the sufferer and the human facet of the story. That is one other instance of males trivializing ladies.”