Insiders Say #MeToo Powerhouse Time's Up Has Lost Its Way

Published Apr 09 2021 at 8:51 AM GMT
  • Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos via GettyIn June 2020, Time's Up CEO Tina Tchen circled her staff for a virtual meeting on a magazine story that described an alleged whisper campaign the anti-harassment organization had launched against On The Record a documentary about women who were abused by record executive Russell Simmons.
  • In the meeting, Tchen denied doing anything to undercut the film's success and said Time's Up knew nothing about co-founder Oprah's Winfrey's last-minute decision to pull out as executive director.
  • But, she told the assembled staffers, according to a source with direct knowledge, the producers of the movie were 'not good people.
  • They have not treated the subject of their documentaries well, including this one.


  • Published Apr 9, 2021 8:51 AM GMT