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Gaslit: Starring Julia Roberts – Everything We Know 

Julia RobertsOne of the things our favorite TV shows have taught us is to always look out for scandal. Well… Gaslit, a new TV series starring Julia Roberts, tells the story behind the original scandal: “Watergate.” 

Because this year marks the 50th anniversary of the United States’ most notorious political scandal: “Watergate,” a new TV series and an art exhibition were created to mark the jubilee and reveal a rebirth of creative takes on the national disgrace that took place in June 1972, a burglary of the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington, DC’s Watergate office building. 

It was how the police caught the burglars in the act, that lead to an investigation that uncovered major abuses of power in Republican President Richard Nixon’s administration.

Based on the untold stories and forgotten characters from Leon Neyfakh’s podcast “Slow Burn,” the political thriller portrays the nefarious Watergate scandal of 1972, evaluating the relationship between Martha and John Mitchell (played by Julia Roberts and Sean Penn) as well as the events that climaxed in the break-in of the Watergate Office Building.

Gaslit – What Is It About?

The Show is based on a true story that happened during Richard Nixon’s presidency. The episode focuses on Richard Nixon’s subordinates and the whistle-blowers who brought the entire enterprise down.

The story follows socialite Martha Mitchell and Nixon’s Attorney General, John Mitchell, and how she eventually became an enormous harm to his career. Martha when sharing the stories of the corruption of the party and the truth of cover-ups from the White House, was always outspoken and not slow in coming forward. The President was left with no choice but to create a plan to silence Martha, but this only caused more tensions as John Mitchell must choose between his very important job and his wife.

Gaslit – What Was The Watergate Scandal?

The series of coverups from the White House and Nixon, including the break-in of the Democratic National Committee headquarters in the Watergate complex of Washington D.C on June 17, 1972. The Watergate scandal was what led to President Nixon’s resignation from the US government. 

Five burglars were found by police in the complex, four out of the five burglars were identified as former CIA agents who had worked against Fidel Castro in Cuba. The fifth was the Security Chief of the committee who re-elected the president.

While facing impeachment for his role in covering up the scandal, Nixon became the only U.S president to resign. This was his only move left as his constituents had concerns about his ethics and because he could have been charged and removed from office with force.

Gaslit – Stars Of Gaslit

First of all, there’s Julia Roberts who is playing Martha Mitchell, joined by Sean Penn who is playing the role of John Mitchell, in the role of President Nixon’s Attorney General, we have; Dan Stevens, Betty Gilpin, Darby Camp, Shea Whigham, Allison Tolman, Nat Foxon, and Chris Connor.

Gaslit – How Do Fans See Gaslit?

Gaslit has already won the hearts of so many, with many praising the great cast and noting how important it is for women to share stories and speak out for what is right. 

The Silenced No More Foundation, tweeted, “Martha Marshall, who was one of the first #whistleblowers around #Watergate, is now front-and-center in the new @Starz drama, #Gaslit. It is important to keep sharing the stories of courageous female whistleblowers to empower other women to speak out for what’s right.”

Elsewhere, a fan tweeted, “[Gaslit] is soooooooo good. Every actor is absolutely relishing in their role. What a joy,” while another wrote, “The [Gaslit] writing and acting are impeccable. I’m blown away.”

Gaslit is available to stream on the StarzPlay UK channel which is part of Amazon Channels meaning you will need an Amazon Prime subscription in order the watch. The episodes will be released weekly from 4 April to 12 June.

Be sure to catch up on everything happening with Gaslit right now. Come back here often for all the Gaslit’s spoilers, news, and updates.

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