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Argento Warns Rose McGowan: Retract Now or I'm Suing

She's not happy about McGowan's statement on her alleged relationship with then-17-year-old

(Newser) - Things are getting even more heated between Asia Argento and Rose McGowan, once thick as thieves amid the #MeToo movement: Argento has now demanded McGowan retract the statement she made Aug. 27 regarding sexual assault allegations against Argento. "Dear @RoseMcGowan. It is with genuine regret that I am giving... More »

Rain Dove: Here's Why I Reported Asia Argento's Texts

Model who is dating Rose McGowan speaks out, denies leaking texts to TMZ

(Newser) - Rain Dove, the model dating Rose McGowan whose texts with Asia Argento about Jimmy Bennett got leaked to TMZ , confirms what McGowan said earlier this week: Dove reported the text messages to law enforcement after Argento allegedly admitted in them that she had sex with a then-17-year-old Bennett when she... More »

Rose McGowan: I Know How Asia Argento Texts Leaked

She says the person she is dating gave authorities evidence that wound up on TMZ

(Newser) - Rose McGowan has released a statement on the allegations against Asia Argento that claims the person McGowan herself is dating is the one who handed over the implicating text messages that wound up on TMZ . Per Variety , McGowan says the model she's dating, Rain Dove, learned from Argento that... More »

McGowan's 'Be Gentle' Tweet Draws Sharp Criticism

Some accuse her of hypocrisy

(Newser) - Rose McGowan, a leader in the #MeToo movement, has drawn criticism after tweeting that people should "be gentle" to her friend and Harvey Weinstein accuser Asia Argento, who has been accused of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old boy five years ago, CNN reports. "None of us know the truth... More »

Rose McGowan: Stop Blaming Bourdain's Girlfriend

Actress writes letter calling for open conversation about depression

(Newser) - In the wake of Anthony Bourdain's suicide, Rose McGowan is asking people not to place blame—on Bourdain himself or on his girlfriend, actress Asia Argento . "Anthony’s internal war was his war, but now she’s been left on the battlefield to take the bullets," McGowan... More »

These Are the Books Weinstein Was Carrying When Arrested

One is a biography of director Elia Kazan, who was scorned by Hollywood in his day

(Newser) - As Harvey Weinstein did his perp walk into the NYPD's 1st Precinct Friday to be booked on rape and sexual abuse charges, he was spotted carrying three books—and Time has the details. One was Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Broadway Revolution. A second was a 2006 biography... More »

'Collateral Damage': McGowan's Ex-Manager Dies by Suicide

Family slams Harvey Weinstein for involving her in scandal

(Newser) - Hollywood producer Jill Messick, who has died by suicide, was "collateral damage" in the "already horrific story" of Harvey Weinstein, her family says. In a statement to the Hollywood Reporter , the family of Rose McGowan's former manager describe her as a strong believer in the movement against... More »

For First Time, Rose McGowan Details Alleged Weinstein Assault

It's in her new book, 'Brave'

(Newser) - Rose McGowan has accused Harvey Weinstein of raping her, and she is now detailing the alleged encounter in public for the first time, reports People . The 44-year-old writes about it in her new book, Brave, and the details come via a review in the New York Times . McGowan writes that... More »

Weinstein Accuser: I Wasn't Asked About Time's Up

Asia Argento says she wasn't invited to the Golden Globes, either

(Newser) - The women were some of the first to speak up about Harvey Weinstein—and now they're speaking up to say they were excluded from the Golden Globes. "I can only speak for myself but not only I wasn’t invited to the #GoldenGlobes: nobody asked my opinion about... More »

Posters Near Meryl Streep's Home Tie Her to Weinstein

Posters follow accusations by Rose McGowan

(Newser) - In posters near the 20th Century Fox studio lot, the actors' union headquarters, and her home, Meryl Streep is accused of allowing Harvey Weinstein to allegedly prey on women for decades, according to the Hollywood Reporter . The posters feature a picture of Streep with Weinstein; a red bar across Streep'... More »

Meryl Streep Responds to Rose McGowan Attack

She says she's sorry McGowan sees her as an adversary

(Newser) - Meryl Streep says she is "truly sorry" that Rose McGowan seems to see her as an "adversary," because they are on the same side against movie industry "bastards" like Harvey Weinstein and other "entitled bosses." In a public statement issued in response to McGowan'... More »

Rose McGowan Slams Streep, Who Worked for 'Pig Monster'

She's not happy about Golden Globes protest plan on Weinstein, sexual misconduct

(Newser) - Wearing black to the Golden Globes isn't the right way to protest the sexual harassment and assault carried out by "Pig Monster" Harvey Weinstein and other Hollywood figures, Rose McGowan says. The actress responded to reports that Meryl Streep and other actresses were planning to wear black to... More »

Rose McGowan to Alyssa Milano: 'You Make Me Want to Vomit'

McGowan goes after former co-star for her defense of Harvey Weinstein's ex

(Newser) - Rose McGowan lit into one of her former Charmed co-stars Friday for saying nice things about Harvey Weinstein's ex. "You make me want to vomit. You actually gave me a body flashback. Well done, fake one - People," McGowan tweeted to Alyssa Milano. "People" is a... More »

McGowan Suggests Cocaine in Wallet Was Planted

Actress will plead not guilty to felony charge

(Newser) - Rose McGowan says she'll plead not guilty to felony drug possession in Virginia on the basis that cocaine found in her wallet might have been planted. McGowan tells the New Yorker the wallet was inside a backpack she left unattended while using the restroom on a Jan. 20 United... More »

Rose McGowan: Arrest Warrant Is Effort to Silence Me

Which she says is a 'load of horses---'

(Newser) - Rose McGowan has been among the most vocal in speaking up about Harvey Weinstein . Now she's raising her voice about some trouble she's in with the law, and she's amplifying her outspokenness with a sprinkling of profanity. "Are they trying to silence me? There is a... More »

House of Cards Is Done After Next Season

But move may not be related to the Kevin Spacey controversy

(Newser) - After actor Anthony Rapp made his explosive accusation that Kevin Spacey attempted to have a sexual encounter with him when Rapp was just 14, Spacey quickly apologized . But that apology itself has been under withering criticism all day, with the main complaint being that Spacey also used his note to... More »

Rose McGowan: Weinstein Offered $1M to Shut Up

Plus, Robert Rodriguez says he cast her in 'Grindhouse' as a jab at Weinstein

(Newser) - As Harvey Weinstein's alleged house of cards was about to come crashing down in a wave of allegations of sexual harassment and assault, one of his most vocal accusers, Rose McGowan, says the increasingly desperate producer offered her some pretty hefty hush money: $1 million, the actress tells the... More »

Rose McGowan: Amazon Knew That 'HW Raped Me'

She returns to Twitter with blunt accusation

(Newser) - Rose McGowan is stating more frankly what she has long suggested. The actress, whose temporary suspension from Twitter was lifted Thursday afternoon, said in a tweet upon her return to the social media service, " HW raped me ," apparently referring to Harvey Weinstein, the AP reports. Weinstein representative Sallie... More »

Rose McGowan's Twitter Account Suspended After Weinstein Tweets

It's not clear which of her tweets violated the rules

(Newser) - Rose McGowan, one of Harvey Weinstein's many accusers, has been using Twitter to denounce Weinstein, his brother Bob (and others involved with the Weinstein Company), and even some who've spoken out against Weinstein— like Ben Affleck , who she says knew what Weinstein was doing all along. Now, her... More »

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