Ruth Wilson was the lead actor on Showtime’s hit TV show, The Affair,The series lasted five seasons. It was about the effects of a few affairs on the emotional well-being of those involved, as the title suggests. Wilson received much praise on the show but she left the series before it was finished. Part of the reason for her premature departure was due to the show’s work environment.
The workplace environment on ‘The Affair’ was allegedly toxic
Ruth Wilson didn’t offer any specifics as to why she left The Affair at first. In an interview with the New York TimesWilson addressed the rumor she was leaving early for pay.
It isn’t about pay parity, and it wasn’t about other jobs, the actor said. But I’m not really allowed to talk about it.
Showtime had also asserted that Wilson’s character had no more stories to tell.
We can’t speak on Ruth’s behalf, but everyone in the audience agreed that Ruth’s story was over. Showtime stated that season four will be the last.
However, The Hollywood ReporterInterviews with Wilson’s employees The Affair. Wilson’s co-workers paint a clearer picture of the environment the Luther Face to face with actor
A source told Hollywood Reporter that there was a culture problem in the show right from the beginning. Sarah Treem was tone deaf about acknowledging the position she was placing actors in. Sarah Treem tried to persuade actors to strip naked, even though they were not contractually required to.
The source would accuse the showrunner, Sarah Treem, of complimenting stars to ease them into doing scenes they weren’t comfortable with.
According to the source, it’s the kind of things you would expect to find in a man’s mouth starting in the 1950s. The environment was very toxic.
Wilson was asked to perform a sex scene in which her character was pushed against a tree.
The source shared the story with Ruth, who was not amused.
Wilson was very private about the issues she had on the set of The Affair After leaving the show. However, the actor has been open about these claims recently.
Ruth Wilson didn’t feel safe filming ‘The Affair’
Interview with Stylist Mrs. Wilson Star went on to detail her experiences on the show. She revealed that Wilson was able to defend herself despite the pressures of her job.
It is important to note that I spoke up. I had a voice. Wilson said that Wilson did speak for me. Hollywood Reporter.) It was a situation The Affair I was able to deal with situations that didn’t feel right and I was able to protect myself.
Wilson also explained why she didn’t disclose any specifics about the situation sooner. It was partly because it was a different time when she first brought this issue up.
Wilson said that it was before Harvey Weinstein and #MeToo, but my instincts were strong and clear about what was wrong, what was happening, and what I didn’t feel safe about.