Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich episode 3 recap and breakdown

May 27, 2020
Daniel Hart 0
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Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich episode 3, “The Island” shows the sobering truth about Jeffrey Epstein — he was protected by powerful people.

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Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich episode 3, “The Island” shows the sobering truth about Jeffrey Epstein — he was protected by powerful people.

This recap of Netflix series Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich episode 3, “The Island” contains information regarding the chapter. Warning: this series contains details about sexual abuse.

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What’s the objective of Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich episode 3, “The Island”?

Strangely, the last episode felt a little empty — not knowing the full story of Jeffrey Epstein I never knew that there was an empty sense of justice. Episode 3 details how Jeffrey essentially got away with all his crimes and merely died with a crumb to his name. It doesn’t feel right and I get that’s the point of the Netflix series. At the start of episode 3, it details Epstein’s psychological profile — of course, he was a narcissist and a sociopath.

The man was sentenced

If you are unaware of the story like I was, you will learn that Jeffrey Epstein was prosecuted and given a sentence. Following the attorney’s decision in the last episode, one day, Jeffrey Epstein sneaks into a courthouse that was briefly warned to the media to serve a guilty plea for 18-months — co-conspirators were granted immunity, named and unnamed, and there’s a real sense that there was a real injustice here but surprisingly, narcissist Epstein believed 18 months was way too long. He’s another Harvey Weinstein, not understanding the depths of his destruction.

More comes out on the story after he is imprisoned, Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich episode 3, “The Island” reveals how he ordered three 12-year old females to sexually abuse for his birthday. The Netflix limited series reveals more horrors that are difficult to hear.

The Island

Ah, the island — something that was heavily covered during Prince Andrew, Duke of York’s public questioning. Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich episode 3, “The Island”  reveals the whole purpose of this island named Little Saint Jeffs but was also known as Paedophile Island. Its whole purpose was for private meetings and so Jeffrey can carry out his crimes without being under the spotlight — again, this man only got 18 months. The way ex-employees and women who had to visit and serve Jeffrey Epstein describes the disturbing events that happened at this place is horrifying.

The true nature of Jeffrey Epstein’s prison sentence

To serve more salt to the wound, Epstein’s prison sentence consisted of a private jail cell which he was allowed to leave at any time, had a TV, and was provided with exclusive meals from the rest of the prison. Epstein was even granted work release, meaning for 6 days a week he didn’t even reside in the prison. After he was released, Epstein violated the probation many times, unchallenged.

“Back to normal”

Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich episode 3, “The Island” shows the sobering truth of Jeffrey Epstein — he was protected by powerful people. One of the women describes how before he was sentenced, she was taken on a trip to Africa with Bill Clinton, Kevin Spacey and Chris Tucker and believed the abuse would stop — when she returned, it started again.

But why did some women stay part of the system?

Episode 3 goes into details about why some women stayed and not just out of fear. The Netflix series wants viewers to understand the various forms of abuse; Epstein promised opportunities, education funds, and encouraged dependence on him, stating the usual abusive words of “you won’t achieve what you want to without me”. There are many layers to this man’s system and you have to wonder where in parts of the world this is still happening.

How does the Netflix series end?

Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich episode 3, “The Island” shows how Epstein had a party when he left with people in high positions. He begins his philanthropy and retained his reputation, attending medical conventions. There are many other factors that assume that the world had moved on from this systematic sexual abuse and that it was swept under the rug. It goes to show that the #MeToo movement was an absolute requirement to ensure that men like Jeffrey Epstein feel the full sense of the law — 18 months for the systematic abuse of minors; 18 months where he could essentially live a similar life. Unforgivable.

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