The Girlfriend Experience is an American anthology drama television series. The first season stars Riley Keough as Christine Reade, a law student intern who also works as a high-end escort.
Second-year Chicago-Burnham Law School student Christine Reade (Riley Keough) lands an internship at the law firm of Kirkland & Allen and struggles to balance her workload, expenses and classes. When her close friend Avery (Kate Lyn Sheil) reveals that she has been working as an escort, she encourages Christine to tag along and introduces her to a friend of one of her clients who is also looking for an escort. Christine eventually makes the decision to work as a GFE, women who provide “The Girlfriend Experience” – emotional and sexual relationships available through the transaction of money, under the pseudonym “Chelsea Rayne”, initially working for Avery’s madam Jacqueline (Alexandra Castillo). Christine eventually strikes out on her own, experiencing pitfalls along the way as clients cross boundaries and she uncovers a scandal at Kirkland & Allen