Michel Hayek: Sexual Predator & Owner of Double Eight Productions

Michel likes to expose his private parts to his domestic workers. He likes Filipinos “because they are clean”. He tried to persuade Jill to be his mistress.

Michel Elhayek

Sexual Abuser & Owner of Double Eight Production

THE VIDEO

Hear the secret recording of the sexual predator Michel Alhayek and Jill’s testimony about him.

THE STORY

Jill went to Lebanon to work for Mr. Michel Alhayek, owner of Double Eight Production, in February, 2017. She initially contacted our Facebook page offering to translate for us – her English is excellent. She also had some questions about her contract and wanted to know whether it stated the amount of her salary and whether she had a day off. It was written in Arabic, a language she does not read. She said, “I am paid 250 dollars only, it should be 400 dollars for Filipina. When I finish contract, they made it 300 but still not fair.” She said that she had confronted her employers over the limited time off and low salary because she had “followed This Is Lebanon page and finally got the courage to speak for my rights.” Having gained trust in us, she then went on to say that she had a voice recording showing that, “My boss is a pervert. He is showing his private parts to me and offer money for sex.”

Having gained trust in us, she then went on to say that she had a voice recording showing that, “My boss is a pervert. He is showing his private parts to me and offer money for sex.”

She then goes on to write, “Yesterday, he tried to bribe me because I wanted to go home… he said he will allow me but I have to come back. He said he have a place an apartment where he can put me. He will come and visit twice or 3x a week– for f*** of course.. and that he will give me money. As of now I am trying my best to get along with this family because I don’t want to end up falsely accused of something and they to send me to jail. I’ve been crying since yesterday but I have work with guests, it is hard to fake everything but I have to until I leave this house.”

Jill went home to the Philippines in February, 2019 when she finished her first contract but returned in April because the Hayeks promised to increase her salary to $400 and she thought she could avoid Michel who travels a lot. Her salary was only increased to $300 and Michel was impossible to avoid. In despair, she begged him to let her go home. He promised but pressured her to come back and live as his mistress in his Achrafieh apartment which he said nobody knew about and wasn’t under his name. Even as she was leaving, he was pressuring her, “You’re going to Dubai. I take you somewhere to the hotel and you stay a couple of hours. I like you. You are clean. I kiss your p***y.” He told her he likes Filipinas “because they are clean.”

“You’re going to Dubai. I take you somewhere to the hotel and you stay a couple of hours. I like you. You are clean. I kiss your p***y.” He told her he likes Filipinas “because they are clean.”

Jill has now left Lebanon but is still struggling to recover from all that she went through there. She is telling her story to protect other domestic workers from Michel. She is not his first victim and she knows he will reoffend if she doesn’t go public. The others were too embarrassed to testify. The Hayeks have had about 13 domestic workers and no one renewed. This is a screenshot of part of a conversation between Jill and one of those workers:

Jill: Was wondering, of all those helpers, why no one renewed the contract.

M: I never wanted to be left alone. Ate and I agreed not to leave each other when mister was around.

Jill: He touches private parts and offers money in exchange for sex.

M: Why, doesn’t he have a mistress anymore? He used to beat madam before.


Sexual harassment of migrant domestic workers is very common and normally goes unreported because a) there is no evidence and b) Lebanese authorities would not accept a domestic worker’s word against a Lebanese man’s word.

Michel Elhayek Owner of Double Eight Production is a Sexual Abuser

Jill was clever enough to get a recording and brave enough to agree to her testimony being shared. She texted, “The damage, emotional trauma it gave me can never be mended. I and those victims will carry it for the rest of our lives.”

Jill: it is easy for you to say just move on but it didn’t happen to you. If it were easy to move on, I would have but it’s hard.

M: It happened to me as well, not just you. We tried to evade him as much as we could.

Jill and Another Domestic Worker Talk About Sexual Predator andDouble Eight Productions, Michel Hayek

Under the kafala system, a domestic worker has no right to change employers unless the current employer agrees to release her. She is legally tied to her abuser and has no option but to run away, become undocumented and eventually end up in prison. This is Lebanon.

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If you hire Double Eight Production, feel assured that your money is going towards this sexual predator.

“Every time I am left alone in this house there’s a possibility that mister [Michel] will do something.” – Jill

Michel Hayek, the Owner of Double Eight Productions, is a Sexual Abuser
Michel Elhayek

Previously known as the “the most famous Lebanese and international concert contractor” and owner of Double Eight Productions, now known as pervert and sexual abuser. Anyone want to go to his events?

Double Eight Productions, Owned by Michel Hayek Who Is a Sexual Predator
Double Eight Productions

Company owned by Michel Elhayek. It is hard to imagine they’ll take serious precautions at their events for the safety of the women attending.

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القصة

ذهبت عاملة المنزل ( J.U) إلى لبنان للعمل لدى السيد ميشال حايك، مالك شركة دبل إيت برودكشن ( Double Eight Production) ، في فبراير 2017. وقد اتصلت في البداية بصفحتنا على فيسبوك، و عرضت علينا الترجمة – لغتها الإنجليزية ممتازة. كانت لديها أيضاً بعض الأسئلة حول عقد عملها، وأرادت معرفة إن كان يحدد مبلغ راتبها، و إذا كان لديها يوم عطلة. كان مكتوباً باللغة العربية، وهي لغة لا تقرأها. قالت ، “يُدْفَعُ لي 250 دولاراً فقط، ويجب أن يكون 400 دولار للفلبينية. عندما أنهيت العقد، جعلوه 300 ولكنه لا يزال غير عادل”. قالت إنها واجهت أصحاب عملها بخصوص فترة الإجازة المحدودة والأجور المتدنية لأنها ” تابعتُ صفحة هذا لبنان، وأخيراً استجمعت شجاعتي لأطالب بحقوقي “.


وبعد أن وثقت بنا، قالت لنا إن لديها تسجيلًا صوتياً يوضح أن “مديري منحرف. يكشف عن أعضائه التناسلية لي، ويعرض المال مقابل ممارسة الجنس “. ثم تتابع قائلة: “بالأمس، حاول رشوتي لأنني أردت العودة إلى بلدي … قال إنه سيسمح لي ولكن علي أن أرجع. قال إن لديه مكان، شقة حيث يمكنه أن يسكنني. سوف يأتي ويزورني مرتين أو 3 مرات في الأسبوع – من أجل ج*** بالطبع .. وأنه سوف يعطيني المال. من الآن فصاعداً ، أبذل قصارى جهدي للتعايش مع هذه العائلة لأنه قد ينتهي الأمر بالابتزاز أو ما هو أسوأ ، إتهامي بشيء يمنحهم سلطة إرسالي إلى السجن. لقد كنت أبكي منذ الأمس ولكني عملت للضيوف ، من الصعب التظاهر بكل شيء، ولكن علي فعل ذلك إلى أن أغادر هذا المنزل “.


ذهبت ( J.U) إلى بلدها الفليبين في فبراير 2019 عندما أنهت عقدها الأول، ولكنها عادت في أبريل لأن عائلة الحايك وعدت بزيادة راتبها إلى 400 دولار، وفكرت أنه يمكنها تجنّب ميشال الذي يسافر كثيراً. تم زيادة راتبها إلى 300 دولار فقط، وكان من المستحيل تجنب ميشال. في يأس، توسلت إليه أن يسمح لها بالعودة إلى بلدها. لقد وعدها ولكنه ضغط عليها لترجع وتعيش كعشيقته في شقته في الأشرفية، والتي قال إنه لا يعرفها أحد ولم تكن باسمه. حتى في طريقه إلى غزير من إهدن قبل مغادرتها بفترة قصيرة، كان يضغط عليها: “أنت ذاهبة إلى دبي. أنا آخذك إلى مكان ما، إلى الفندق وتبقين بضع ساعات. أنت تعجبينني. انت نظيفة. أُقَبّلُ ك*****”. أخبرها أنه يحب الفلبينيات ” لأنهن نظيفات. “


غادرت ( J.U) لبنان الآن، لكنها ما زالت تكافح من أجل التعافي من كل ما مرت به هناك. إنها تحكي قصتها لتحمي عاملات المنازل الأخريات من ميشال. إنها ليست ضحيته الأولى وهي تعرف أنه سيعود للتحرش إن لم تتكلم علنية. كانت الأخريات محرجات للغاية للإدلاء بشهادتهن. كان لدى عائلة الحايك حوالي 13 عاملة منزلية ولم تجدد إحداهن عقد العمل. هذه لقطة من جزء من محادثة بين J.U. واحد من هؤلاء العاملات:


( J.U ): كنت أتساءل ، من بين كل هؤلاء المساعِدات ، لما لا تجدد إحداهن العقد.

( M): لم أرغب أبداً في أن أترك وحدي. أكلت ووافقت على عدم ترك بعضنا البعض عندما كان السيد متواجداً.

( J.U ):: إنه يلمس أعضائه الجنسية ويقدم المال مقابل الجنس.

( M) : لماذا ، ألم يعد لديه عشيقة؟ اعتاد أن يضرب سيدتي من قبل.

يعد التحرش الجنسي بعاملات المنازل المهاجرات أمراً شائعاً للغاية وعادة لا يتم الإبلاغ عنه لأنه: أولاً لا يوجد دليل، و ثانياً لا تصدق السلطات اللبنانية كلمة عاملة منزل ضد كلمة رجل لبناني. كانت (J.U) ذكية كفاية لتحصل على تسجيل، وشجاعة كفاية لتوافق على مشاركة شهادتها. بموجب نظام الكفالة، لا يحق لعاملة المنازل تغيير أصحاب العمل ما لم يوافق صاحب العمل الحالي على الإفراج عنها. وهي مرتبطة قانونياً بالمعتدي عليها، وليس لديها خيار سوى أن تهرب وتصبح غير موثقة وتنتهي بالسجن. هذا هو لبنان.

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