A Survivor's Guide To Watching 'Unseamly: The Investigation Of Peter Nygård'

This guide uses a survivor-centered approach to educate viewers on the difficult issues explored in the series.

July 07, 2021
By: Crime Feed Staff

The four-part discovery+ series Unseamly: The Investigation of Peter Nygård includes interviews with more than a dozen women who have sued the former fashion executive and his companies, detailing an alleged history of sexual abuse and rape stretching back 50 years.

The 79-year-old Canadian designer was arrested on multiple federal sex trafficking charges in December 2020, and the women affected are still seeking justice.

The issues explored in this series are horrific, but unfortunately prevalent in our society. For this reason, Child USA has created a trauma-informed viewing guide designed to educate viewers, and "to serve as a support resource [for survivors] before, during, and after viewing the episodes," the organization states.

According to Child USA, here are some important considerations to take before watching the series:

  1. Understand that this series is about sexual abuse, assault, trafficking, and survival.

  2. Understand that the cases in this series are ongoing.

  3. Nurture yourself, and prepare your support system.

  4. Create a supportive environment for viewing.

  5. Remember that you are in control.

To speak with a professional, contact:

  • The National Sexual Assault Hotline at 1-800-656-HOPE (4673) or chat online at online.rainn.org
  • Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline: 1-800-4-A-CHILD

  • The Trevor Project (LGBTQ suicide prevention) 1-866-488-7386

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