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In Netflix's 'Gypsy,' the pursuit to show women can be bad and good

In Netflix's 'Gypsy,' the pursuit to show women can be bad and good

First things first: Yes, Lisa Rubin is fully aware that therapists might take issue with her upcoming psychological thriller for Netflix.

In “Gypsy,” Naomi Watts stars as Jean Holloway, a Manhattan-based therapist who is in desperate need of a refresher course on the Hippocratic Oath after she finds herself becoming a little too involved in her patients’ lives. She begins developing illicit relationships with the very people her patients confide in her about in her quest to rediscover herself.

“Look, I hope there’s a lot about Jean that people will relate to,” showrunner Rubin said in a telephone interview, “but absolutely, 100%, what she’s doing with her patients is...

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