AIP015 | The Film "An Open Secret," and What to Do about Child Sexual Abuse in the Entertainment Industry (Part 2) - with Evan Henzi by The Acting Income Podcast published on 2015-07-01T08:01:08Z In this two-part series on the explosive documentary film An Open Secret, former child actor Evan Henzi talks with Ben Hauck about his involvement in this important film about victims of sexual abuse and pedophiles in the entertainment industry. In this brave interview, Evan shares in detail when he met Martin Weiss, his former manager who was convicted for child molestation, and how Weiss's sexual abuse of Evan evolved. Evan explains how he eventually awakened to his having been sexually assaulted by Weiss and what steps he took to address it criminally. Evan gives shocking details about the lead-up to Weiss's arrest and the plea deal that led to Weiss's having to register as a sex offender. He also explains the confusing relationship Evan's cousin continues to have with Weiss. While offering advice to parents of child actors who might be victims of sexual abuse, Evan also explains how his parents' support was critical to his addressing his own case of abuse. Evan highlights The BizParentz Foundation as a resource to help child actors in case they are the victims of sexual abuse in the entertainment industry. In light of his experience, Evan also urges victims to come forward and provides insight into the emotional benefits of coming forward now as opposed to keeping the abuse private. In concluding the interview, Evan talks about the song featured in An Open Secret that he co-wrote with the band Snow Patrol and what he has in his future.