Slash Says: If you ever needed proof that the ultra-rich play by a different set of rules, you need look no further than the story of Jeffrey Epstein.
The billionaire spent years sexually abusing underage girls, and even after he was caught, he still managed to keep getting away with it.
Lisa Bryant‘s emotionally draining docuseries Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich seeks to explain how this happened – how Epstein continued to thrive while rubbing elbows with the rich and powerful.
But more important than that, it seeks to give voice to Epstein’s victims, and show them for the survivors they are.
Epstein had an almost preternatural gift for manipulating people and bending them to his will, but as Filthy Rich underscores, again and again, that ability wouldn’t have been so destructive if Epstein hadn’t been so, well, filthy rich.