The Affair Recap: Noah Gets #MeToo'd

TVLine | 10/13/2019 | Ryan Schwartz
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This week on The Affair, garbage person Noah Soloway digs himself into a deeper and deeper hole after multiple misconduct allegations are leveled against him.

We pick up with Noah just days after his recent trip to Montauk. He’s back in the city and hanging out with old college friend Ariel Hoffman (returning guest star Janel Moloney), who was first introduced to us in the Season 4 finale. Over coffee, Noah tells her that Petra recently got in touch to inform him that Eden had come forward about an unwanted sexual encounter; she claims that Noah pressured her to sleep with him while she was his publicist. Noah swears it’s not true; if anything, Eden threw herself at him. [Sigh.] Ariel tells Noah that he doesn’t exactly have the best reputation within the publishing world; he’s seen as something of a loose cannon because of his storied past. She then brings to his attention a forthcoming memoir written by his former student Audrey Nelson (who in Season 3 was played by Parenthood alum Sarah Ramos). In the book, she alludes to an abusive relationship with an older male professor. She doesn’t name Noah in the book, but she’s going around town telling publishers that the character is based on him, and the book is getting a lot of buzz.

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After coffee, Noah meets with his publisher, Harry, to discuss getting ahead of the allegations. Harry brings in the firm’s public relations guru Joyce (played by the ubiquitous Tracie Thoms), who has already been filled in on the alleged incident involving Eden. She then asks Noah what he said to...
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